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Re: [vox] Fwd: Re: Laptop recommendation

Looks pretty compelling, both for a laptop and a desktop.

For about $1,700 I could get a Quad-Core and 4 GB of RAM (2x2GB, to 
allow for expansion)
and a 750 GB HD.

Added bonus:  free shipping and no sales tax in CA.

Stupid question:  will Linux taken advantage of that Quad-Core CPU and 
4-8 GB of RAM?


Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Carl posted from a non-subscribed address, so fwd'ing on his behalf:
> ----- Forwarded message from vox-bounces@lists.lugod.org -----
> The attached message has been automatically discarded.
> Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 13:42:39 -0700
> From: "Carl Boettiger" <cboettig@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [vox] Laptop recommendation
> To: "LUGOD's general discussion mailing list" <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> I've had great success with my laptop with ubuntu preisntalled from
> system76, http://system76.com/.  Everything works out of the box, from
> wireless to suspend and hibernate, and its nice to support a linux
> only company.  They've also provided great support -- if I don't know
> how to configure something I just email or call and get a quick
> response with GUI-based directions for my particular machine and
> distribution.  They have their own section on ubuntuforums and the
> community is full of praise for them.  Certainly worth checking out.
> -Carl
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