[CentOS] modestly priced laptop for C7

Thu Nov 2 18:03:54 UTC 2017
Yves Bellefeuille <yan at storm.ca>

Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu> wrote:

> Not intending to contradict (if that ends up as pain, it will be
> your pain anyway ;-) but I would go higher with specs if you intend
> to use Linux on it. Linux tends to grow its demands for resources
> pretty much exponentially (same as Windows does, only from lower
> starting point).

On my Acer Aspire One 522 (two-core AMD C-50 1.0 GHz processor with 2
GB of RAM), CentOS 6 is noticeably smoother than Windows 7. Windows
uses the battery more efficiently, however.

Yves Bellefeuille
<yan at storm.ca>