I would like to thank the many people who assisted with corrections and suggestions. Their contributions have made this work far better than I could ever have done alone. Especially I would like to thank:
First of all Kenneth E. Harker , from his page Linux on Laptops I have included much material into this HOWTO, but didn't always quote him verbatim.
The other authors from THE LINUX DOCUMENTATION PROJECT - TLDP .
The members of the Linux/IrDA® Project .
The members of the Linux-Laptop Mailing List.
The members of the Debian-Laptop Mailing List.
The members of the SuSE-Laptop Mailing List.
The visitors and contributors of my TuxMobil project.
Cedric Adjih , wrote the chapter about the NeoMagic chipset.
Michele Andreoli, maintainer of muLinux.
Ben Attias .
Gerd Bavendiek , netenv
John Beimler , provided the URL of photopc.
Ludger Berse .
Stephane Bortzmeyer for his suggestions about email with UUCP, the use of CVS or related tools to synchronize two machines, and the noatime mount option.
Lionel, "trollhunter" Bouchpan-Lerust-Juery
Felix Braun .
Sven Crouse for information about touchpads
Eric wrote how to transfer pictures from a digital camera.
Ingo Dietzel , for his patience with the project.
Peter Englmaier , provided the chapter about a sophisticated email setup.
Joel Eriksson , for information about Atari laptops.
Gledson Evers , started the Portuguese translation.
Klaus Franken .
Guido Germano , for information about the Macintosh Powerbook 145B.
Bill Gjestvang .
Andreas Gohr prepared some sections of the PDA chapter and more
Alessandro Grillo , started the Italian translation.
Sven Grounsell TuxHilfe
Marcus Hagn has written some powersaving tweaks
W. Wade, Hampton , did much of spell, grammar and style checking and added many valuable information.
Sebastian Henschel prepared some sections of the PDA chapter and more
David Hinds, the maintainer of the PCMCIA-CS package.
Uwe SV Kubosch , hints about Amiga
Jeremy D. Impson provided instructions about installing on a Toshiba Libretto 50CT Jeremy D. Impson
Adrian D. Jensen , provided some notes on removable hard disks
Steven G. Johnson , provided most of the information about Apple/Macintosh m68k machines and LinuxPPC on the PowerBook.
Dan Kegel , pointed me to the Toshiba Linux page.
Gilles Lamiral for providing the PLIP Install-HOWTO.
Sian Leitch , suggestions on style
LuftHans , announced this HOWTO to the maintainer of the Hardware-HOWTO.
Anderson MacKay , RLUG - Rice University Linux User Group , gave many different detailed recommendations.
Nat Makarevitch gave suggestions how to use noflushd
Jari Malinen, for support with HUT Mobile IP (now Dynamics Mobile IP).
Paul Mansfield , ICQ:13391313 information about removable hard disks
Stefan Martig .
Marco Michna , from SuSE
Harald Milz , from SuSE provided numerous additions.
Emerson, Tom # El Monte , for his idea about laptop bags.
Dan Mueth author of the kmc_utils
Louis A. Mulieri , information about removable hard disks
Nathan Myers , from LL - LinuxLaptops for numerous additions.
Leandro Noferin , for proofreading the italian parts.
Ulrich Oelmann , gave valuable additions about the installation with muLinux.
Michael Opdenacker, for tips and tricks about PDAs and moral support Free-Electrons
Federico Pellegrin , provided the chapter about installation from a parallel port CD drive
Sean 'Shaleh' Perry, , Debian maintainer of anacron and other packages, for Debian support.
Igor Pesando .
Benjamin C. Pierce
Lucio Pileggi , provided information about the Siemens S25 cellular phone.
Jacek Pliszka , provided information about miscellaneous topics, e.g. USB devices, external floppy and CD drives.
Lorn 'ljp' Potter (Qtopia Community Liaison) gave some improvements for the PDA chapter
Steve Rader .
Jaime Robles , gave me some information about the HAM-HOWTO.
Frank Schneider .
Hans Schou , FlashPath for Linux
Martin "Joey" Schulze
Chandran Shukla .
Fabio Sirna provided a script to show the battery status in console mode with ACPI
Adam Spiers .
Peter Sprenger .
Peter Teuben , for some suggestions about hard disks.
Bob Toxen .
Thomas Traber .
Geert Van der Plas , provided information about the touchpad driver included in the GPM.
Marcel Ovidiu Vlad .
Michael Wiedmann , PIA - X11 based PalmPilot Address Manager , found many spelling errors and more.
Tim Williams , pointed me to System Commander 2000 partition manager
Serge Winitzki wrote some recommendations for noise reduction and/or energy saving
Sorry, but probably I have forgotten to mention everybody who helped.