Recommended Linux Laptops, suppliers?

David LeBlanc whisper at oz.net
Sun Mar 9 00:38:21 CET 2003


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> From: python-list-admin at python.org
> [mailto:python-list-admin at python.org]On Behalf Of Brad Clements
> Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2003 12:46
> To: python-list at python.org
> Subject: OT: Recommended Linux Laptops, suppliers?
>
>
> Sorry this is OT
>
> I'm looking to buy a notebook/laptop. I would like to run Linux on it. I
> don't want to buy a notebook with Windows installed. I don't want
> to pay for
> that OS since I'm just going to discard it.

If you don't object to Lindows (I do), they're selling an inexpensive Linux
laptop - $800! www.lindows.com

> --
>
> I have a Toshiba Tecra 720CDT that I'd like to replace, I paid an
> incredible
> amount for it years ago.. cutting edge, etc. :-(

Why not put Linux on the Tecra?

There is also the theory that if you never run the MS OS product on the
machine you buy, you can get a refund of the license fee. Don't recall all
the details, but you must have never run it or accepted the EULA or some
such nonsense.

David LeBlanc
Seattle, WA USA






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