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

Mike Holstein mikeh789 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 11 16:23:07 UTC 2014

On Feb 11, 2014 11:06 AM, "BA Huys" <bahuys.photography at gmail.com> 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.

The thinkpad I have, T60, doesn't have a texas instruments FireWire
chipset, making it  inappropriate for FireWire devices in Linux for audio

> 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
>>> 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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