[sf-lug] advice on laptop upgrade

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Oct 26 14:29:39 PDT 2009

Quoting Owen Pietrokowsky (opietro at yahoo.com):

> I'm getting a 5-yr-old laptop from a friend. 

Make and model?

> A non-profit tech department is refurbishing it, and I'm making a wish
> list of items I'd like.  Please advise me on these items and on
> specific model/type/size recommendations. 

You're asking for advice on hardware upgrades / additions for Linux use,
right?  Are you planning to run any particular type of applications 
on it, by the way?

(Like, if you were doing molecular modeling on said laptop, there might 
be different hardware needs relative to your just running the usual 
mix of productivity stuff.)

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