[TriLUG] Suggestions wanted for Linux laptop
mpeters at plusthree.com
Thu Dec 8 10:58:33 EST 2011
On 12/08/2011 10:51 AM, Paul Boyle wrote:
> The hard drive in my Dell Inspiron 1501 is dying. I've called Dell
> about getting a replacement drive, but they have none, not even
> refurbished ones are available. So, barring some source of a
> compatible drive (Best Buy, maybe?), I think I will be needing to buy
> a new laptop, and soon.
> I would like to know which models local Linux users prefer.
Thinkpad all the way! They are good solid laptops with good Linux
support. There are lots of forums dedicated to running Linux on a
thinkpad for all the little nits, etc (like http://www.thinkwiki.org).
You can usually get very good deals if you're willing to wait for
another Lenovo WH sale.
Plus Three, LP
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