[svlug] recommendation for linux friendly motherboard

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Fri Apr 30 07:01:27 PDT 2010


On 04/29/2010 03:16 PM, Nambi Sankaran wrote:
> Hi All
>
> I would like to setup a linux machine with ubuntu 9 desktop.
> The local computer shops such as fry's or microcenter have many motherboards
> and cpu combinations.
> But they are not sure whether these motherboards will work with linux.
> ( this is, all the devices, video, audio, webcam,  CD-RW should work out of
> the box )
>
> Does anyone has a list of "Linux friendly" motherboards that I can buy from
> fry's?
>
> Thanks
> Nambi

I'm running Arch Linux on this MoBo, with an AMD quad core CPU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130228

Not sure if they sell it at Fry's or not.

HTH,

DR




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