[OT] Linux-worthy laptop recommendations

Jeff Anderson captvanhalen at gmail.com
Wed May 3 19:48:22 BST 2006

i recommend the new MacBookPro ....

What? Why are you all looking at me like that? :/

On 5/3/06, Joel Bernstein <joel at fysh.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 05:07:01PM +0100, Robert Rothenberg wrote:
> > I'm looking for recommendations for a laptop make/model which Linux will run
> > on as a desktop machine, minimum 1GB RAM, cost under £1000.
> You could do worse than pick up a second-hand PowerBook, you could even
> dual-boot Linux and Mac OS X! Seriously, PBs are *fine* bits of kit,
> maybe the best-built laptops around, and *so* sexy looking.
> Failing that, work have given me a Toshiba Satellite M70 which is pretty
> decent. 512MB ram upgrade from crucial.com/uk/ is cheap, better than
> buying the upgrade from Toshiba. I think the base system only has 512MB
> ram. Decent enough 15" screen, standard Intel centrino-branded chipset,
> intel 2200 wireless lan, etc. Not a bad machine, runs Debian beautifully
> with zero hand configuration.
> /joel


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