[colug-432] What's a good laptop for Ubuntu?

Pat pat at linuxcolumbus.com
Thu Jun 12 11:25:59 EDT 2014

Samsung series 9.

Paul Dubuc <work at paul.dubuc.org> wrote:
>I have a friend who lives in Holland.  He's going to be visiting
>Columbus in a 
>few weeks and would like to buy a new laptop while he's here.  I've
>installed Ubuntu on a laptop so I'm not sure what to recommend.  I've
>his specs below.  Any suggestions for a good make and model and a local
>Paul Dubuc
>> I am contemplating to buy a new laptop mainly for programming/work
>use with
>> the following specifications:
>> Size: medium-large sized (no mini-notebook size) RAM: 4GB (does not
>need to
>> be more and preferably not lower than that) Processor: Dual-core of
>> (could be more but not necessary, depends on if it does not affect
>> price too much) Harddisk space: 250GB+ (preferably more, but also
>> on the price)
>> For the OS I would like to have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS pre-installed. I'm
>> sure if there much laptops with pre-installed linux versions though,
>> probably you'll need a computer-specific store for that. If that
>can't be
>> found then windows 8 is also ok, then I will install Ubuntu next to
>> myself.
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