Ubuntu Laptop Suggestion

Jerry Houston jerry at effjayare.net
Fri Jun 5 21:43:49 UTC 2009

On Friday 05 June 2009 10:31:43 am Bill Moseley wrote:
> This is a bit off topic, but a sixth grader from my kid's school asked
> for recommendations for a laptop.  He says he's saved up about $400[2]
> (we are in the US) and wants to learn Linux and programming.

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L305 that I bought from 
www.newegg.com for $399 US.  It came with a dual-core processor, 2 GB of RAM, 
and a reasonable sized HDD (if I recall correctly, something like 160GB).

I'm dual-booting with the Vista Home Premium that it came with.

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