Laptops with Linux on as standard

  def90csw 14:33 07 Sep 2006
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Is it possible to buy a new laptop with Linux on it?
Or do i need to buy one with Windows on it and then dual-boot it?

  Stuartli 14:40 07 Sep 2006

I think it would be very unlikely to find a new laptop on sale with Linux as the OS.

  DieSse 14:45 07 Sep 2006

Have a look here click here

Googling will get you the best responses to your query I think.

However, your range will be restricted compared with a Windows laptop - and you will possibly not get a choice of Linux distro is installed.

You might find it better to buy a product with Win on it - and either dual-boot, or simply wipe it clean and install Linux. Remember you've still got to choose which Linux you wish to install.

I've been trying PCLinuxOS recently, and am very impressed with the new release.

  mattyc_92 14:45 07 Sep 2006

I have seen one laptop that had Linux pre-installed. However, I believe this was a second-hand system.

As Stuartli has said, you will find it hard to find a laptop with Linux preinstalled.

  DieSse 14:49 07 Sep 2006

Here looks like the place click here

  def90csw 16:50 07 Sep 2006

Thanks DieSse for that.
Now know where to go to buy.

  Belatucadrus 20:12 07 Sep 2006

click here ebuyer do one, an eSys E320.

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