[CentOS] EXTERNAL: modestly priced laptop for C7

Fri Nov 3 20:45:59 UTC 2017
Wells, Roger K. <wellsr at leidos.com>

On 11/03/2017 04:17 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 11/02/2017 01:00 PM, Wells, Roger K. wrote:
>> On 11/02/2017 01:42 PM, Fred Smith wrote:
>>> I'm looking to replace my (old, creaky) netbook (Acer Aspire One D255e,
>>> a screaming dual core 1.6 GHz Atom, and a whole 2 gigs of RAM) with
>>> something faster but not too large. Sometimes (usually) the netbook is
>>> painfully slow.
>>> Something like a  hi-res 14 (or 15) inch screen (full HD), minimum of
>>> 4 gigs
>>> RAM, HD of a half terabyte or bigger.
>>> I'd like to not have to go over 600-700 dollars, so I know my choices
>>> are somewhat limited if I want to avoid the 400-500 dollar windows 10
>>> junk^H^H^H^Hsystems from BJs, etc.
>>> Something with a quad-core processor, and all hardware works with C7.
>>> I've glanced at Lenovo Thinkpads on amazon where there are several
>>> "factory refurbished" ones with similar specs to what I mention above
>>> in the $500-700 range, but I don't know if they're any good or not
>>> I'm open to suggestions from any/all of you!
>>> thanks in advance!
>>> Fred
>> I have been running Linux, mostly Redhat flavors, for a long time mostly
>> on Thinkpads but some other IBM/Lenovo laptops for a long time.
>> Never have had a problem.  Currently running Fedora 26 on a X260, two
>> with Centos 7.4, X200 & X220, all used for software development.
>> HTH
> Red Hat provides Lenovo Thinkpad machines to employees, so almost
> everything for RHEL (and therefore CentOS) works with those. Also the X1
> Carbon.

I suspected that for a long time.
I've used lots of thinkpads with Fedora & Centos and never have had a 
serious problem.
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