[Chugalug] Linux on Toshiba S75

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 6 00:57:18 UTC 2013


I've gotten Red Hat, Ubuntu, and CentOS to work on UEFI fine, UEFI is just
finicky.

I will agree, its not really much of an improvement over BIOS...


On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 8:49 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:

> System76 is not even close to competitively priced.  And people chastise
> Apple for overcharging.  Ubuntu doesn't cost System76 a dime - and that
> includes development costs (which Apple does have to pay someone to do).
>  $995 and only 4 GB of RAM?  lol  - Just get a $199 Chromebook from Walmart.
>
> *- Chad W. Smith*
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 7:01 PM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Don't just jump on Microsoft for UEFI. Apple's been doing it as well. Of
>> course, it's probably all an NSA plot...
>>
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>> Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734
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>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 5:56 PM, Andrew Pierce <foomonkey at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I wanted to just buy a "commodity" laptop and run Linux on it like we
>>> used to be able to. I haven't bought a Windows machine in 10 years so I
>>> didn't realized how they'd F#%@'d things up as of late. Work provides me a
>>> Dell Latitude which runs pretty much any Linux flawlessly with no hokey
>>> UEFI crap.
>>>
>>> I had an IBM Thinkpad forever and it was solid as a rock. I might have
>>> to look at a Lenovo. But I've read where they generally have crappy
>>> displays. I'm sure you can spend more and get a better monitor.
>>>
>>> I've heard of System76 but never seriously considered. Sounds like I
>>> should.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 7:40 PM, Jon Stanford <jbirdvegas at aokp.co> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I bought a laptop from System76 its fully customizable and cones with
>>>> Linux out of the box.  They make some great machines.
>>>>
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