[CentOS] New laptop recomendation

Tue Nov 22 17:19:41 UTC 2016
Mike McCarthy, W1NR <sysop at w1nr.net>

I have been buying off-lease used Latitudes and Precision laptops for
years for the sole reason that they are always Linux friendly and
solidly reliable. Most of them can be ordered new with Ubuntu.


On 11/22/2016 10:23 AM, Tony Molloy wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm recently retired from my university job. I am looking for a laptop 
> to run CentOS 6/7. My university was a traditional Dell site so I've 
> used Latitude laptops for years, currently E6500/E6510.
> Anybody got any experience of running CentOS on the newer Dell 
> Latitudes E5000 or E7000. These are not certified according to Redhats' 
> Hardware Guide.
> Alternatively Precision Workstations would do. These can be supplied 
> with Ubuntu installed so they run Linux.
> Thanks,
> Tony