Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Nov 2016 22:19 UTC

If you wanted a portable video editing workstation or a gaming machine you can take with you wherever you go, you'd be hard pressed to find more impressive specs from any manufacturer, let alone one that ships with Linux-compatible hardware like System76. So I mentioned to System76 that I wanted to test the Oryx Pro and compare it to the Dell XPS as a "developer" laptop. Frankly, the company was a little hesitant, pointing out that the two aren't really - aside from both shipping with Ubuntu installed - at all alike. And soon after the Oryx Pro arrived, I really understood just how different these machines area.

System76 has really become a household name in Linux circles for great machines with fantastic out-of-the-box Linux support.

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Entroware seems nice too
by Wondercool on Thu 24th Nov 2016 13:36 UTC
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They seems to sell some reasonable priced Linux laptops too, I really like the look of the Apollo.

Core i5 and 8Gb would be 589 pounds, SSD options seem to be unreasonably priced unless you swap it out yourself.

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