[lug] linux laptop search

David L. Willson DLWillson at TheGeek.NU
Wed Sep 18 14:25:22 MDT 2013

Pretty hot, until you go to actually find one to buy, and you realize that it's "built for Windows 8" 

I've had enough of that kind of fun, to last me a very long time. 

David L. Willson 
Teacher, Engineer, Evangelist 
RHCE+Satellite CCAH Network+ A+ Linux+ LPIC-1 UbuntuCP NovellCLA 
Mobile 720-333-LANS(5267) 

This is a good time for a r3VOLution. 

----- Original Message -----

> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 1:55 PM, Michael J. Hammel <
> mjhammel at graphics-muse.org > wrote:

> > > Also: no Thinkpad recommendations?

> > The nice thing about thinkpads used to be the mouse stick. The way
> > I
> > type (and because I use a USB mouse) the touch pad used by most
> > laptops
> > is a hindrance. On some laptops (specifically Intel chipsets) I
> > couldn't turn off the touch pad cuz it wasn't a Synaptics.
> This might be just the machine for you:
> http://www.techdigest.tv/2013/05/acers_aspire_r7.html

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