[GTALUG] Lenovo Thinkpad T410
lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Mon Jan 26 17:57:34 UTC 2015
On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 05:21:36PM -0500, John Moniz wrote:
> I need to get a computer for a project that requires a program that
> is only available for windows. However, I intend to dual boot with
> Linux and want to make sure that I buy something that is nicely
> compatible. And I'm looking for the portability of a laptop.
> There seems to be a general appreciation of Thinkpads on this list.
> I have my eye on a Thinkpad T410 and was wondering if anyone has
> reason to suggest that I should stay away from that particular
> model. The store will be installing Windows 7 and they apparently
> have enough Linux knowledge to install a dual boot system.
> I believe there was someone on the list (I think from Kitchener) who
> sold laptops pre-installed with linux. If that person is still
> around, I'd welcome a contact off list.
I can't imagine any problems with a T410, nor dual booting it.
Should be fine.
I know the T430 works great with both windows 7 and linux.
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