[lug] linux laptop search

David L. Willson DLWillson at TheGeek.NU
Wed Sep 18 14:55:17 MDT 2013

If I was me in your position, I'd be shopping for something with Linux already on it. Late model Windows laptops almost always have some hardware issues with Linux, in my experience. Yeah, you'll pay a little more, but I know a school that needs a teacher, and would be happy to help you make up the difference, in exchange for a small favor. :-)

David L. Willson
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This is a good time for a r3VOLution.

----- Original Message -----
> On Wed, 2013-09-18 at 14:08 -0600, Quentin Hartman wrote:
> > This might be just the machine for you:
> > http://www.techdigest.tv/2013/05/acers_aspire_r7.html
> Looks cool.  But I have to nix it just on price - I got the insurance
> summary today and I've only got about $600 to work with to replace
> the
> old laptop.
> I'm thinking this Acer instead:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834314151
> I wish they made these things in interesting colors.  Variations on
> black seem to rule the laptop world.  Target and Best Buy appear have
> comparable systems.  I may run by there tonight to look them over.
> Before I got the insurance stuff I guessed I'd only have about $400
> to
> work with, so was thinking of this Acer:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834314104
> At least it was red.
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