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Where could I buy a OS-free laptop? I live in Paraguay but I have friends and family in north america where it could be sent. I don't know if I should go with HP, Toshiba, etc., so could you help with that as well? I'd like something between $400-$1500, with a healthy amount of RAM and CPU speed.
It seems you can't buy a laptop without Windows pre-installed.
Are there any websites around from whom I could buy something like this?
they have LOTS of laptops by most of the big names (Sony, Dell, etc.)
they tend to be a little more expensive than their stock counterparts, however,
for this you get a professionally pre-installed linux system of the distro of your choice. They even have their own kernel for better laptop support (the empkernel)
Thats the problem I'm seeing now, anything that you can buy without an OS are clunky heavy laptops that I don't want, any of the decent laptops I can't buy without an OS.
Same a few years ago when I bought my current system, I had to buy XP and I attempted to use it for a while but finally gave up. Too bad there isn't a useability warranty on XP