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Salon: Linux laptop lust

Sep 07, 1999, 13:46 (8 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to joe lerch for this link. ]

"Laptop hardware is an unconquered frontier for Linux -- a place where the cutting edge sometimes slices free software to shreds."

"My old steam-powered portable computer is finally showing signs of age. It never did like the Internet very much anyway -- now the merest suggestion that it get up to speed on full-motion video computer games or MP3 songs elicits senile disapproval. Increasingly, I've found it hard to restrain my drooling, lustful greed for a sleek, ultra-cool, oh-so-late-1999 laptop. Even though I know that a new laptop stays hip for about three minutes before it becomes obsolete, I still gotta have one. My credit card is ready."

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