Open Hardware

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at
Wed Aug 15 22:51:33 CEST 2007

On 8/16/07, Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at> wrote:
> 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

sorry, scrub that - the laptops start at $650

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