[plug] Recommendations for a laptop
techman83 at gmail.com
Wed May 21 03:21:33 UTC 2014
X1 - Carbon 14.0” WQHD (2560x1440) 270nit IPS Mulit-Touch WWAN
That's some nice resolution right there!
DRM 'manages access' in the same way that jail 'manages freedom.'
# cat /dev/mem | strings | grep -i cats
Damn, my RAM is full of cats... MEOW!!
On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM, Andrew Cooks <acooks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Brad
> I'm a fan of the T series as well, but they've messed with the
> keyboard on recent models. The X1 carbon looks nice too.
> Greg Kroah-Hartman asked the same question (more or less) on G+
> today. You may find the comments helpful.
> 1. https://plus.google.com/111049168280159033135/posts/VuvyCDccW2f
> On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 10:51 AM, Leon Wright <techman83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I know a few plug members have an X Series thinkpad and we have a few at
> > work. They are great machines, however the screen resolution sucks.
> > is an utterly useless resolution.
> > The Air at least has 1440x900. Personally I think the T series thinkpads
> > aren't that much bigger/heavier, more screen resolution options, have
> > replaceable batteries and larger ones can be purchased. They're also dead
> > trivial to get linux working on them as they pretty much "Just Work" in
> > experience (at least with the Intel Graphics, which work just fine for
> > coding/web browsing).
> > They do do a lighter version of the T series with a 1600x900 screen, but
> > it's probably as expensive as an air.
> > Leon
> > --
> > DRM 'manages access' in the same way that jail 'manages freedom.'
> > # cat /dev/mem | strings | grep -i cats
> > Damn, my RAM is full of cats... MEOW!!
> > On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Brad Campbell <brad at fnarfbargle.com>
> > wrote:
> >> G'day all,
> >> After using my laptop as a fuse between a power meter I was debugging,
> >> the mains I find myself in need of a replacement.
> >> My laptop was a Sony Vaio TT, and its predecessor a TX so I'm used to
> >> small (11.1"), light (<1200g) and 6-11 hours of battery.
> >> I've been looking at a 13" Mac Air, but I wonder if anyone else has
> >> recommendations for a small and light linux suitable machine with a
> >> hour battery life (or >6 hours with a replaceable battery).
> >> The Vaio was 1366x768 ~1.2ghz Core 2, 8gb ram and 160gb Intel SSD. Ran
> >> 6 hours on the standard battery and 11 on the extended.
> >> Recommendations of suitable machines that cost less than the Mac and
> >> at least feature parity with the VAIO would be very warmly welcomed. I
> >> code on it, so it needs to be an x86_64 and it really does need at least
> >> 160GB SSD.
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