[Gllug] Linux laptops

Bob Giles thecorfiot at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 06:07:57 UTC 2011

On 05/12/11 23:37, 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?

This may not be exactly what you are looking for, but I recently bought 
my wife an Acer Travelmate 5742. It came with Win 7 installed but that 
was nothing that an install of Ubuntu 11.10 couldn't put right. It found 
everything first time, including wireless.


Bob Giles
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