Gavin W. Burris on 31 Mar 2014 07:35:49 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Ultrabook for Linux Recommendations?

Hi, Lowell.

I can vouch for full compatibility of Fedora Linux on a Lenovo  X1
Carbon.  The only spec that is off is the SSD.  Highly recommended.


On Sat 03/01/14 12:58PM -0500, Lowell Higley wrote:
> Good Afternoon!
> I need to buy a compact type notebook. I was wondering if anyone has
> experience trying to put Linux on any of the ultrabooks (Lenovo, Dell,
> ASUS, etc.).  The main purpose of the notebook will be android and java
> development. (Eclipse and Android Studio)
> Preferred specs:
> - Arch Linux
> - Intel i7 CPU
> - Intel or Nvida GPU (Never had great luck with AMD/ATI)
> - 8gb RAM (or so)
> - 500gb+ mechanical HD
> I strongly prefer Lenovo but I haven't been able to find anyone that has
> successfully made Linux fully work on those ultrabooks.  Dell seems to be
> the most Linux friendly but my last two company laptops have been Dells and
> I have been far from impressed. Any ideas? Your help would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Thanks!
> Lowell

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