[ubuntu-studio-users] [ot] Suggestions for a notebook for music.

BA Huys bahuys.photography at gmail.com
Tue Feb 11 16:11:01 UTC 2014

Oh, yeah, forgot to mention; every lenovo that I've ever had has worked 
exceedingly well with Ubuntu Studio.  The T61p has Nvidia graphics, so 
if you want to use the proprietary driver, you can, but noveau drivers 
work great too. Everything works right out of the box as fas as 
installation goes.

On 02/11/2014 11:06 AM, BA Huys wrote:
> I personally use a Lenovo Thinkpad T61p 
> (http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T61p), about 5 years old and 
> going strong.  It has firewire, so you could easily add a FW audio 
> interface.  Jack up the RAM, put a SSHDD in it, and you've got a dang 
> nice computer. The older Lenovos were business class laptops, so they 
> are built very tough, and hold up well to traveling.  I've also got an 
> X61 (http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:X61_Tablet), which I 
> mainly use for photography work.  Really, you can't go wrong with an 
> older Lenovo.
> Just my 2 cents...
>  On 02/11/2014 02:14 AM, Bernard Hurley wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 05:45:59PM -0600, Aradenatorix Veckhom Vacelaevus wrote:
>>> Hi everybody:
>>> I need your helping to choose a good portable PC (notebook) for compose,
>>> edit and record music (with ubuntu studio of course). My last 3 computers
>>> were HP and I'm tired of that shitty trademark. So I'm searching for
>>> options for a new one. Can you help me with this?
>> Think Penguin may have what you need; they deliver world wide:
>> https://www.thinkpenguin.com/
>> Bernard

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