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looking for a new laptop

Postby xpix on Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:45 am

HI,

I'm currently looking to buy a new laptop that works well with linux.
Because a I do web development I will need to run photoshop in virtualbox or wmware so I will need fast machine.

I'll probably get at least 6G of Ram and a good graphic card.

Any recommendation out there?

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Re: looking for a new laptop

Postby Synthros on Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:58 am

I can't speak for all the different laptop makes out there, but I did have a Dell Inspiron laptop for awhile that had Ubuntu 64-bit running on it for a long time. It had 4GB of RAM and ran flawlessly.
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Re: looking for a new laptop

Postby Zwopper on Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:13 am

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Re: looking for a new laptop

Postby rivenought on Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:06 am

Have you looked at the offerings from System 76 yet? http://www.system76.com/

When I need another unit, I am seriously giving System 76 consideration.
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