[Tuxaloosa] Linux laptop - sold without Windows?

Erik Hanson leprkhn at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 19:32:59 UTC 2011

On Sep 30, 2011 3:26 PM, "Cameron Purvis" <cameron.purvis at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> 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 anyone
> 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 whatever
> distro he wants. I'm not sure how much of the point, as I said, is just
> avoiding MS completely.
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