Re: Laptop recommendation
On Sun, Sep 03, 2017 at 12:39:18PM -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 03, 2017 at 03:38:17PM +0200, Jonas Hedman wrote:
> > Hello I hope that is not OT for this list.
> > Basically I'm on the hunt for a newish laptop on which I naturally want
> > to run Debian. I'm a student and I spend most of my daily outandabout
> > computer time reading pdfs, writing LaTeX docs, surfing and doing some
> > light coding, no heavy duty stuff in other words. I use i3vm and I
> > generally like to keep things as light and minimal as feasibly possible.
> > I really value light weight and good battery life and my upper bound on prize
> > is somewhere around 875$ (~7K SEK). Memory should be greater than or
> > equal to 2GB and an sdd would be nice.
> > I know very little about hardware and I'm not quite sure where or how to
> > start looking. I though the Lenovo Thinkpad 13 looked promising but it's a bit
> > over my price target. Could chromeboosk be something to look into? I
> > know the older thinkpads has good debian support but if I remember
> > correctly they are also very heavy.
> System76 (www.system76.com) makes laptops that run Ubuntu; it
> has generally been easy to retrofit Debian on them. They have
> several models that fit in your price range including more RAM
> and an SSD.
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