[GLLUG] Recycling computers with Linux

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Thu Nov 10 10:49:47 UTC 2016

On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 10:42:06AM +0000, Marcus Harriott wrote:
> Hi Alain,
> Thanks - i have already tried this  ( buy a cheap laptop and
> install) on an S100. Lenovo seem to have hard wired windows into
> their hardware and (after 8 months) i have given up on trying to
> load this!
> More and more manufacturers lock WIN into the firmware system......
> Thats why i am desperate to get something before the doors close
> completely!

Yes: some are problematic - which is why I checked first before buying.
Not all laptops work equally well.

These machines I had no problem with - so you should be successful.

Alain Williams
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