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Linux Laptop Search Isn't That Difficult

Jul 17, 2007, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jem Matzan)


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"The big news in the Linux realm for the past few months has been Dell's introduction of Ubuntu-preinstalled computers. The systems themselves are a little low on the quality scale, but so is everything else that Dell makes these days. At least they aren't expensive. A cheap computer can be worth the money it costs if you adjust your expectations accordingly. Dell's not the only game in town, though--there are also some Lenovo (which bought IBM's PC division a while back) machines that are certified to work with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. You don't need assurances and certifications to get a good laptop system that will work with Linux, though.

"People frequently ask me which laptop computer they should buy..."

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