HP releases the first pre-installed Linux notebook PC from a major hardware vendor.
The HP Compaq nx5000 notebook comes with Novell's SUSE Linux. It is equipped with OpenOffice, CD-R/RW support, DVD and media player, wireless and Bluetooth™ connectivity and full HP support and services. The 15" NX5000 comes configurable with 1.2Ghz-1.6Ghz Celeron M or Pentium M CPU and 30 or 60GB HD.
The nx5000 starts at an estimated U.S. street price of $1,140.
More details on HP Compaq nx5000 product page. Linux is a big topic this week, because of the LinuxWorld 2004 taking place in San Francisco.
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