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[Discuss] Litebook - cheap Linux laptop

Now that the Google Pixel laptop is dead, there is a new entrant on the
high-end Linux laptop from System 76.  Basically a MacBook Pro look-alike
called Galago

Greg Rundlett

On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 1:54 PM, Bill Ricker <bill.n1vux at> wrote:

> > hardware - quad core Atom Celeron...high end
> >
> Ok, that's still a little less $ than a Refurb Lenova T420/430
> (business outtakes, $300-350; of the last gen done to IBM drawings
> post-split), but is it enough less to be compelling? This one is a lot
> lighter and with a really thin unconvincing keyboard, all of which may
> be a feature for some uses.  I'll bet the T420 has more horsepower and
> has more upgrade possible, but if tablet with keyboard is goal for a
> netbook light / faux chromebook, good that there are Linux native
> options.
> --
> Bill Ricker
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