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Linux Laptop, Make or Buy?

Aug 05, 2008, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"But it brings up a key question. Is this a make market or a buy market? In a buy market, you go to the store and get one, or someone ships it to you. In a make market, you get parts shipped to you and become your own OEM.

"Because Linux requires less storage, less RAM, and less chip speed to run than Windows Vista, it seems to mostly be a make market. You’re not going to get a deal buying something new, so why not refurbish something old that you’ll like?"

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