[linux-elitists] PengPod engineers for a new project

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Sep 4 04:46:26 PDT 2013


On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 07:38:37AM -0400, Raistlin Majere wrote:
> You know, I've had a tablet for a while now, as well as a smart phone,
> both are wonderful, but when I have to type anything significant, I
> still reach for my laptop. My laptop has been running Linux for 17 years

Lenovo X60 in good shape are really cheap lately, and run Debian/xfce
like a champ. Add a 8-cell LiIon (up to 5 h runtime, effectivelly) 
and an SSD, and 2 GBytes RAM go a long way.

> now, but most non tech people I know have tablets, phones and laptops
> with Android or Apple on the first two and Windows 7 on the laptop. If
> you said the traditional Desktop will disappear, I have no problem with
> that statement, but I don't think the laptop is on it's way out. If you
> said Windows is on it's way out, I would say that Microsoft is one more
> mistake away from that being true as well.


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