Open Hardware

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at
Wed Aug 15 22:45:37 CEST 2007

On 8/16/07, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer <mickey at> wrote:
> > I'm going to get a new laptop soon, and I would love to find one that is
> > designed with the same dream in mind that drove the design of the Neo. Does
> > such a thing exist? What kind of laptops do the open-hardware-purists on this
> > list own?
> Thinkpad X60s. I travel a lot (lightweight is a must) and don't need a
> super-sized display -- however I need performance for developing.
> Almost everything works under Linux. I would buy this again.

i don't have one myself, but the system76 range are designed from the
ground up to be open, and are supplied with ubuntu installed. they
have all sorts of options, and the laptops start at $1000

i have heard plenty of people speak highly of them

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