[lug] Shopping for a thin & light

Jose Castilleja tilleja at gmail.com
Tue May 21 13:34:38 MDT 2013

I have been using the Lenovo THinkpad x120 series (mainly the x120e),
running ubuntu and have been very happy.  It is not as thin, and is almost
as light as my asus transformer/dock setup.  I could easily carry either
around and not notice the difference.

On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Quentin Hartman <qhartman at gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm considering replacing my Asus Transformer tablet and keyboard dock
> with a "real" thin & light notebook. I'm finding I don't use it for
> entertainment much anymore; That is mostly happening on my phone (Galaxy
> S3) or iPad mini. When I use it for work, I find myself wishing for
> something a bit more robust. In short, it's become the odd man out in my
> selection of devices.
> I'd like something about the same size (half-inch-ish thick, 10" screen),
> and it must be Linux friendly. I carry it daily so I can respond quickly if
> something goes Terribly Wrong with one of the systems I'm responsible for.
> I've found a couple contenders, but I was wondering if the group might have
> any favorites that I have missed.
> Suggestions?
> Thanks!
> QH
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