Where can I buy a linux-friendly laptop?

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Mon Nov 21 19:44:44 UTC 2005

On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 03:22:08PM -0500, John Macdonald wrote:
> Odd, I was thinking just the opposite.  A modem is the safest
> laptop pluging device for having an external power supply -
> since you are already lmitied to a location with a phone
> connection you are less likely to have a problem finding a
> power outlet too.  Just about any other accessory makes sense
> to be used sitting on a beach or other location that has no
> wired connectors of any sort.

There are pay phones at the mall with phone jacks on them you can use
for dialup.  There do not seem to be power outlets near by.  You pay a
quarter for the call, the mall does not seem to sell power.

Power is a potential problem.  One a laptop user shouldn't have to worry
about until the battery runs low.

Lennart Sorensen
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