[plug] Buy Linux laptop

Gregory Orange home at oranges.id.au
Tue Oct 20 23:10:16 AWST 2020

Someone further up the food chain at work has one, and when I asked he didn't have many words to say, but they were all positive.

-- Gregory Orange

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On 20 Oct 2020, 22:34, Dan Buzzard wrote:

> I'm also in the market for a new laptop and have been considering https://system76.com/ as a possibility. I would be interested to know if anyone here has experience with System76.
> Thanks,
> Dan
> On Tue, 20 Oct 2020, at 4:34 PM, Gregory Orange wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I'm looking to buy a <2kg Linux laptop. This time around, I'd like 99% hardware support, particularly including lid open and close, suspend and resume, because that's the killer feature of my crusty MBP. What are the chances of that with LXDE, or perhaps LXQt now Lubuntu LTS ships with that?
>> I don't mind using another distro. 1080p preferable. External monitor(s) required. I don't know much about docks, but I suppose that's a good idea.
>> https://certification.ubuntu.com/desktop looks useful - I could spend a bunch of time sifting through options to see what's available in AU. No surprises that Dell and Lenovo feature there.
>> Any thoughts? Where to buy?
>> Thanks,
>> Greg.
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