[Tuxaloosa] Linux laptop - sold without Windows?
cameron.purvis at gmail.com
Sat Oct 1 12:54:29 UTC 2011
That looks really promising... hrm...
On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 2:32 PM, Erik Hanson <leprkhn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sep 30, 2011 3:26 PM, "Cameron Purvis" <cameron.purvis at gmail.com>
> > I've been asked about buying a laptop with Linux - specifically, buying a
> > laptop with *no* Windows attached. The easiest thing in my book is pick
> > one that 'feels' the best, make sure it's compatible, and run with it,
> but I
> > think that part of the point in this purchase is for him to not give MS
> > money.
> > Dell appears to have one single Vostro 13.3" n-Series (ubuntu
> > I think). Dell's kind of a known quantity for better or worse. Does
> > have any recommendation for a pre-installed Linux laptop?
> > It's tempting to tell him to just order a ThinkPad and have it delivered
> > me to set up, then scrape the Windows stickers off and preinstall
> > distro he wants. I'm not sure how much of the point, as I said, is just
> > avoiding MS completely.
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