HP to offer Centrino laptop with Linux

By Derek Sooman on August 3, 2004, 12:10 PM
Hewlett-Packard will unveil a new Centrino laptop which runs on SuSE Linux, it was releaved today.

Although initially only available in the US, this new laptop can be yours for only $1,199. The "HP Compaq Business Notebook nx5000" is powered by an Intel Pentium M processor and is available with Windows or SuSE Linux as the OS.

Whether or not this will spark a whole host of other Linux based laptops is another matter.

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