Re: [Hampshire] Linux laptop

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Author: Imran Chaudhry
To: Peter Alefounder, Hampshire LUG Discussion List
Old-Topics: Re: [Hampshire] Linux laptop
Subject: Re: [Hampshire] Linux laptop
Have you already bought it Peter?

I have found usually pretty accurate and useful
when it comes to Lenovo Thinkpads at least. Maybe the laptop you are
interested in is listed there?

On 5 May 2017 at 12:13, Peter Alefounder via Hampshire
<hampshire@???> wrote:
> Thanks to all those who replied, Thomas Kluyver, Ian Park, Aaron West
> and particularly Ben Parsonage. Ben - I think you have solved the
> problem. The Dell Inspiron machine looks like it will do very well. I
> investigated Entroware some time ago, but they do not reply to email.
> At the time I was looking for a screen with greater vertical
> resolution, but they all cost a great deal more. I have now made the
> particular program in question detect the screen size and adjust
> the output window accordingly, so that is no longer a problem.
> Thomas:
>> 1. Graphics cards: If you're not interested in gaming, stick to
>> Intel integrated graphics.
> Only worthwhile game I've ever known was bz, which ran on a Silicon
> Graphics Unix cluster (this was years ago). The Dell machine does
> indeed have Intel graphics.
> Aaron:
>> making it work(For me at least) can be half the fun!
> I dare say it is, but I have other things to do and would rather have
> something that "just works" with Linux already installed.
> Peter Alefounder.
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