Buying from System76 or Slimbook?
Linux for blind general discussion
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Thu Jun 9 08:55:26 UTC 2022
I am currently running a dual boot setup with Ubuntu and Windows 11 both
booting fine from secure boot.
I was thinking about replacing Ubuntu with Fedora, but if it ain't
broke, don't fix it.
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On 2022/06/09 01:23, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> apologies if this isnt relevant, but similar idea though different supplier.
> got a ryzen 3400g based desktop from ccl over here in the uk.
> installed archlinux on it.
> as long as its not secure boot, linux distros will nowadays instal on most x86-64 based systems.
> only glitch i had was soundcard was card1 since hdmi was card0, was a bit ugg.
> had to ssh in and sort it.
> get cheap hdmi monitor and then u can ocr it if it hangs and thers no sign of life.
> same as u can ocr a screen capture on a vm.
> anybody who sells pc without os should be ok, just if its secure boot it can be difficult/impossible.
> neil foster
>> I purchased a computer from System76 and then installed Slint on my own. They were very fast and kept me updated every step of the process.
>> Ashley Breger
>>> On May 31, 2022, at 1:05 PM, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> ï»¿Hi all,
>>> For future considderation, which is the better buying experience, System76.com, Slimbook.es, puri.sm, or any other specialist Linux computer building company?
>>> I have never actually purchased a Linux first device, it's always something running Winbloat, unfortunately needed for making my living, but that's what VM's is for.
>>> If anyone has bought a machine from any of the Linux specialist companies, please let us know about your buying experience. I, for one am curious.
>>> Warm regards,
>>> Brandt Steenkamp
>>> Sent using Thunderbird from the Slint laptop
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