[TriLUG] Help me decide
william at trilug.org
Tue Mar 4 11:07:47 EST 2014
For whatever it's worth... when I did my laptop research recently, I found
a lot of comments on the Lenovo web site about the current generation of
trackpads on their laptops. The complaints seemed to be all over, not
specific to a single model. A lot of people wishing they still had last
On Mon, 3 Mar 2014, Ken MacKenzie wrote:
> I am thinking of getting the Acer 720P chromebook. The one with the touch
> Figure I will use Chrome a bit and use crouton to install wheezy as a
> My alternatives to that are a more expensive ultrabook or maybe an ideapad
> s210 from lenovo or something similar. Touch screen is not a big deal but
> could be useful and well thin and light and good battery is a concern.
> I guess the trade off is with the chromebook no windows (that is a plus)
> good battery life and with linux in the chroot chromeos will handle the
> drivers so in particular the touchscreen should work well even under linux.
> The pro of the alternatives is of course perhaps more horsepower and local
> storage. The con is if there is a touch screen linux might not work with
> it that well.
> What would you do hotshot?
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