October 8, 2007
Locating Linux-loyal Laptops
A look through most department store catalogues reveals a bevy of alleged Ã¢â¬ÅdealÃ¢â¬Â laptops; you know the type Ã¢â¬â cheap and cheerful, sub-$1,000 Ã¢â¬â but far from bleeding-edge specs. These may be naff at resource-hungry Windows apps but can be a great Linux machine for no extra cost. But can you check out any hardware gotchas prior to purchase, and be sure the Penguin will run?