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Re: [tlug] Favorite Linux laptops these days?

I haven't used a Toshiba in two decades, and I quit because
of their nonstandard components.  Almost as bad as NEC.

Not that that matters nowadays, but I'm sure Inquiring Minds
Were Just Dying To Know. :-)

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 11:23 AM, Raymond Wan <> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 12:19 AM, Jonathan Byrne <> wrote:
>> On 3/26/12 01:06 , Kalin KOZHUHAROV wrote:
>>> I currently use Toshiba Dynabook R731/W2UB, but the current model is R731/39EB
>> Interesting that you're running a Toshiba. I've had such bad experiences
>> with Toshiba laptops (not just on Linux, but in general, although they
>> were especially bad when Linux was involved) that I literally wouldn't
>> take one for free. A shame, really. I love Toshiba's AV gear, but their
>> computers, not so much.
> Really?  What kind of bad experiences?
> If someone asked me for a laptop brand suggestion, my first choice
> would be Toshiba, especially in Japan [they're rarer outside of
> Japan].  I've owned or used 3 and none of them failed on me.  The two
> that I still own still run, even the on I purchased in the late 90s.
> Their batteries no longer charge and have long been recycled...but
> that happens with any laptop.
> I recall one Japanese person who questioned why I own a Toshiba laptop
> because they supposedly break after the warranty.  So it seems many
> others have also had bad experiences with Toshiba...
> Ray
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