Laptop Recommendation

David Cantrell david at
Tue Jan 24 10:34:05 GMT 2012

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 08:01:19PM +0100, Mallory van Achterberg wrote:

> Whenever you find what you like, let us know. When looking for a
> 13" laptop last fall things sucked... if you wanted Linux.


At work I supposedly have a fully Linux-compatible laptop.  It ain't.
In particular, suspend/resume *still* doesn't work properly at least ten
years after I first ran into this problem.

If I close the lid on this laptop, then:
  * it gets very hot so is presumably eating the battery;
  * it doesn't re-connect to the network when I open it again;
  * I need to restart X for the second monitor to work

I suppose that's an improvement over how Linux used to be - Back In The
Day you had a 50/50 chance of needing to power-cycle after closing the

Just get a Mac.

David Cantrell | semi-evolved ape-thing

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