- The Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO lists most of the hardware known to be either supported or unsupported under Linux.
Laptops and mobile devices
- Linux on Laptops: full installation notes for hundreds of laptop and notebook computers.
- tuxmobil.org: Linux With Laptops, Notebooks, PDAs and Mobile Cell Phones. Start here for information on getting a net connection with your mobile phone.
Distribution hardware support lists
Your distribution's list is the best way to tell if a piece of hardware will work when you first install Linux. Products listed on other hardware support lists may require manual configuration or a software upgrade.
- Gentoo Hardware Compatibility
- Linspire Hardware Compatibility
- Mandriva Hardware Compatibility
- MEPIS Hardware Compatibility
- PCLinuxOS Hardware Compatibility
- Red Hat Certified Hardware
- SUSE Linux Hardware Database
- Turbolinux Hardware Compatibility
- Ubuntu Hardware Support
- ALSA Soundcard Matrix: the big list of what sound hardware works "out of the box" with recent versions of Linux.
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- Agile Product Development by Ted Schmidt
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