[CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?

Fri Nov 3 08:05:55 UTC 2017
Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

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> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of m.roth at 5-
> cent.us
> Sent: den 2 november 2017 15:46
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?
> > I usually recommend Dell: business lines of laptops, see which are
> > with 3 to 5 years warranty, I do get cheapest 3 year warranty, but Dell
> > committing to maintain it for 5 years tell you that that is solidly
> > and is not expected to be obsoleted soon.
> <snip>
> Seconded. Hell, I tell everyone, including my kids, DO NOT BUY
> consumer-grade laptops, only business-grade. Even buying one used online,
> they'll last longer than any crap consumer grade.
> We have a lot of Dell Latitudes here at work.

Why would anybody buy consumer-grade laptops for use in a business?

Actually, I recommended a used HP Elitebook to a retired lecturer here at
work when he asked for advice on a new laptop to start writing a new edition
of medicinal chemistry book. Boy, was he pleased with the two-three year old