[Gllug] Linux laptops

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Mon Dec 5 23:17:31 UTC 2011

John G Walker wrote:

> My years-old Thinkpad has died on me, so I need a new laptop. I only
> use the laptop for word-processing, spreadsheets and web browsing, so
> I don't need anything sophisticated.
> What are the current suggestions for laptops running Linux?

I know of several Lenovo Thinkpads on which Debian, Ubuntu and/or
Fedora have Just Worked. Not so sure about the only-free-firmware

Generally, it's much better than it was even just a few years ago, from
what I hear.

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