[Wolves] Laptops

Stephen Welch bigfishinnet at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 22:16:33 UTC 2018

On 15 March 2018 at 13:12, Adam Sweet via Wolves <wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk>

> On 15/03/18 11:48, Andy Chamberlain wrote:
> > Hi Adam
> > Good meeting last night.
> > Thanks for the info on laptops. I can"t remember the other place you
> > said to look for the recond machines. I bet with 4GB of ram Linux would
> > work well.
> > Oh by the way I left about an inch of the murky pint no ill effects yet
> > in fact slept like a dream!!
> > Oh well best go before I get into trouble for not putting enough Linux
> > related stuff on here!!
> Hi Andy
> <snip>
> If an SSD is out of budget, then a regular hard disk will do but look
> for a 7200 RPM one. Anything less than that will feel laggy, especially
> if your machines swaps to disk. Again you can always add an SSD later
> for around £35.

Just to add some laptops will accept an mSATA or possibly an m.2 as well a
standard 2.5" drive or 2.5 SSD.

Battery life will be better if you are running an SSD or small form factor

Thats what the Russians said - its day 2 you have to worry about....

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