8 years ago
  Gateway (Laptop or Netbook)
  Mint (older version)
  Works perfectly
What works:

All hardware was detected.

Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T5550
2 MB L2 Cache | 1.83 GHz | 667 MHz FSB
Chipset Intel® GM965
Display panel 15.4-inch Ultrabright™ WXGA TFT display (1280 × 800)
Memory 4096 MB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM (2 × 2048)
Operates at 667 MHz
Total slots: 2 DDR2 slots | Available slots: 0 DDR2 slots
Video controller Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
Up to 384 MB of Dynamic Video Memory
Webcam 1.3 Megapixel
Fingerprint reader No
Audio High definition audio - 2 channel
Hard drive 320 GB 5400 RPM SATA hard drive
Optical drive 8X Multi-Format Dual Layer DVDRW with DVD-RAM with Labelflash™

Write maximum: 8X DVD +/-R, 6X DVD-RW, 8X DVD+RW, 2X DVD-R DL, 2.4X DVD+R DL, 5X DVD-RAM, 24X CD-R and 16X CD-RW discs
Read maximum: 8X DVD-R/RW/ROM, 4X DVD+/-R DL, 5X DVD-RAM, 24X CD-R/RW/ROM discs
Modem Integrated V.92 56K modem
Network 10/100 Ethernet LAN
802.11g wireless LAN
Memory card reader 5-in-1

Memory Stick®
Memory Stick Pro®
Multimedia Card™
Secure Digital™

MiniSD and RS-MMC (when used with adapter that is supplied with card)

Three - USB 2.0 ports
One - VGA port
RJ-11 port
RJ-45 port
Headphone/SPDIF Audio Out jack
Microphone jack
One - Lock slot
Power input

Pointing device Touchpad with vertical scroll zone
Expansion slot Expresscard® Type 54

What doesn't work:

None that I know of

Additional notes:

I recently upgraded my hard drive to a Seagate Momentum 640GB, which actually makes my system run cooler and faster. Now with all the extra storage, I do not have to worry about losing space for quite some time!