Re: [linux-392] laptop

From: Aaron H.
Sent on: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 6:42 PM
Likewise, 

If you're tight on money, a great site to buy a laptop for linux usage is www.dell.com/outlet 
I got a 6GB RAM, 2.56GHz dual-core proc, 500 GB 7200rpm HD, 15 inch laptop delivered for $608.

Runs Ubuntu like it was built for it.

Aaron Hall, MBA


From: xinke <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Wednesday, September 5,[masked]:37 PM
Subject: Re: [linux-392] laptop

system76.com is a decent site to buy a ubuntu desktop or laptop


From: mark phelan <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Saturday, July 21,[masked]:21 PM
Subject: Re: [linux-392] laptop

aptosid is another debian sid based distrobution.. i like it a lot
better than ubuntu.. it was a breeze to install on an older x86
desktop and efi based apple.com laptop at work.

On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Elsid <[address removed]> wrote:
I installed Ubuntu once on my laptop it worked fine but installing graphics drivers was a pain, so if you do a lot of graphics work or gaming do some research before you purchase one.

But for general stuff I remembered it worked out of the box, the only issue I had were LAN wireless drivers which I had to find drivers for. 

This was also 3 years ago so I'm sure there is a lot more support now. Good luck 

Sent from my iPhone

On Jul 21, 2012, at 3:47 PM, Steve <[address removed]> wrote:

Hi all,

In my opinion, it depends on what you're looking for. If you're looking for a Linux-only laptop, or a laptop that will primarily run Linux, then the best thing would be to go with a company that specifically makes Linux computers like zareason or system76. If you are looking to dual-boot with Windows, then you need to do your research before buying. Try to find something that other folks have been able to successfully install Linux on without too much effort.

I will say that I have personally had good experiences with not really doing a lot of research and everything has worked out anyway. But don't follow that example. Even with my motherboard on my desktop that I built, I have an ASUS motherboard which has worked fine, but apparently a significant number of people have had bad experiences getting Linux to work with those boards so go figure...

On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Sean Henry <[address removed]> wrote:
I've been using a ThinkPad for awhile I find them to very Linux friendly.

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On Jul 20, 2012, at 23:36, Alex <[address removed]> wrote:

any suggestions on laptop purchase for installing ubuntu??
 
did you purchase from here: http://www.linuxcertified.com/linux-notebook-lc2210hd.html




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