“With the many choices and factors to consider, choosing a
laptop of any kind can be a considerable challenge. Choosing one
for use with Linux, however, brings its own special set of
considerations, since it’s not yet always a plug-and-play world for
the open source operating system.
“Linux is typically not fussy about hardware–that, indeed, is
one of its most endearing advantages. Some hardware, however, still
doesn’t work well with Linux, due primarily to a persistent lack of
the right drivers.
“Still, there are more laptop choices today than ever before for
the Linux user. Here are some guidelines for choosing the one
that’s right for you.”