Sony Vaio VGN-SZ791N/X Notes

I just got a new Vaio to replace my dead Toshiba laptop on February 4th, 2008. The following are the installation notes and thoughts about my Sony Vaio VGN-SZ791N/X from someone new to the Sony Vaio family of laptops. Long story short: recent Linux distributions will work, and it has a lot of untapped potential. »