The Novice Guide To Buying A Linux Laptop
All major laptop (notebook) hardware is supported by Linux. The crucial things to take into account when looking to buy a Linux powered laptops are as follows to avoid any hardware compatibility problems. Selecting correct specification is important. In this first part, I will cover what to look out for when buying a Linux powered laptop.
First, you need to decide and define the purpose of your laptop. Linux laptop can be used for simple office tasks and browsing the Internet or sending e-mails, than a mid-range laptop may be good enough. Here are the basics criteria:
- Define your budget
- Define screen size notebook (13" or 15" or 17")
- Define your tasks such as Internet, sys admin, software development, some gaming using Win Vista / 7, dual booting etc.
- How many hours of battery life do you need?