Re: Laptop recommendation
- Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 11:20:05 +1000
- From: Ben Finney <bignose@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Laptop recommendation
Mario Castelán Castro <marioxcc.MT@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On 03/09/17 08:38, Jonas Hedman wrote:
> > Basically I'm on the hunt for a newish laptop on which I naturally
> > want to run Debian. [...]
> > Any suggestions?
> Yes. Think Penguin <https://www.thinkpenguin.com/> sells computers
> compatible with GNU/Linux that do not need proprietary drivers.
Seconded. Think Penguin is one of very few vendors that actively source
components by working with manufacturers to ensure they need no
> They claim to donate part of the profit to the development of free
> software (I can neither confirm nor deny this claim).
Think Penguin do indeed spend hours of paid work to *increase* the
number of hardware devices that will work with only free software. See
as an example, the TPE-R1100.
> Use H-node <https://h-node.org/> to check for hardware compatibility
> and contribute an entry for your hardware if you can.
The H-node project is a great community resource. More contributions
keep it humming.
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