|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] any linux laptop ideas of late
|On 10/24/2011 06:47 AM, Robert Menes wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 6:38 AM, Ruben Safir wrote:
>> Anyone have an idea for a Linux preinstall, about 13 inches and less
>> than 5 pounds? Seems like Dell is not currently making anything
> And AFAIK Asus seems to have abandoned the idea of preinstalling Linux
> on their Eee PC line.
> We had this talk on Thursday regarding OEM support for Linux on laptops, and
> the general opinion is that unless OEMs can learn to start giving people choice,
> and that Linux is here, is not queer, and is here to stay, it'll never happen.
> By the way, Ruben, have you any advice or support you can offer for NYLUG?
> We're in a pretty bad pickle right now. The mailing lists will tell you more.
BTW - I can't read through all that crap on the mailing list at NYLUG.
Over the years, I've had lots of ideas. Number one is getting a club
house in a location that people will go to. Have Ron call me -
718-715-1771 - and steer clear of crazy people.