[oclug] Where to Buy a Linux Notebook?

Dumitru Ciobanu ciobanu.dumitru at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 12:58:08 EDT 2009

You can also try to buy a "barebone" laptop kit and then order the
rest of the parts.
Once it's done just install your favorite distro.
That way you get what you want, hardware wise and don't have to pay a
dime to M$.

Have fun,


On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 10:27 PM, Charles MacDonald <cmacd at zeusprune.ca> wrote:
> Jean-Francois Messier wrote:
>> I know there are a place in
>> Canada (Vancouver) where you can order a Windows-free notebook. This is
>> system76. For myself, I'd be willing to order from them to avoid giving
>> money to Micro$oft. On the other hand, if I save more money by buying
>> locally than it costs for Windows, the bottom line would make me buy
>> locally, supporting our local folks here.
> Eurocom http://eurocom.com/  was happy to build a windos free unit for my
> wife last year.  Not the cheepest unit by far, but seems to be well made.
> They are in the merivale area so not too far.
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