[chbot] Where to buy a new laptop
synco.reynders at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 13:01:08 BST 2020
Has anyone on the list bought a System76 machine? (
The idea of being able to 'design' it appeals to me. They support
open-source + Linux, etc, and most of their laptops have the nice feature
of a second SSD.
On Mon, 13 Jul 2020 at 20:49, Eliot Blennerhassett <ewblen at e.email> wrote:
> On 13/07/20 7:16 pm, Charles Manning wrote:
> > Hello All
> > Any suggestions as to where to go buy a new laptop?
> Do you specifically want to go to a shop to try before buy?
> If not...
> Lenovo are selling new via trademe or their website with free shipping,
> generally have good linux reputation - I'm seriously considering one
> right now...
> And do you mean new as in brand new unused?
> > I used to buy all my computers at Global PC but, alas, they are no more.
> > Looking to spend around $2k on a grunty laptop mainly to run Linux
> > (Linux and embedded dev).
> Someone mentioned buying the extended warranty. You might want to read
> this first
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