Laptop recommendation request n+1
January 27, 2011 8:38 AM Subscribe
Looking for a laptop that will run Linux & Windows 7 without driver hassles. Budget ~$1k and under. Used would be ok. Must be able to install an SSD drive in it. Not a heavy gamer, but if it could run minecraft passably that would be a big bonus. Additional conditions and...
posted by de void to computers & internet (10 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Dell & Sony = DO NOT WANT. Bad experiences with both of those brands in the past.
I'm planning to do a Linux from scratch installation as a learning exercise so linux pre-installed is not a requirement. However, I would really like to avoid a prolonged driver chase on the Linux install, so a "standard" configuration without a bunch of hardware bells and whistles is preferable.
Need a minimum of 2 hours of battery life.
USB 3.0 also desireable, but not a strict requirement.