Need a New Computer? Linux Has You Covered!
While the pandemic rages on, more people are starting to work from home. While great for some, it’s worse for others. Individuals are finding that they don't have a computer to get their work done. Not to worry, if you’re like many readers on librefree.me, you're probably looking for something running Linux. You’re in luck as there are plenty options out there, let’s look at a few.
For the privacy conscious among you, Purism recently announced the Librem 14, a follow up to their popular Librem 13 version 4 laptops. With Coreboot bios, hardware kill switches, and Pure OS inside, there’s lots to love. Right now you can pre-order the Librem 14 for $1,199.00 (price increases to 1,499.00 after August 7th). Laptop not your thing? Purism also carries a mini PC with similar features dubbed the Librem Mini, check out their offerings here: https://shop.puri.sm/
For more affordable Intel laptops you can purchase right away, System 76 carries a wide assortment of laptops running Pop OS. For those of you needing something more powerful, check out System 76’s line of Thelio desktops. Elegantly covered with wood grain paneling and carrying up to date specs that can meet all of your needs, you can configure one today: https://system76.com/
Spanish based company Slimbook recently announced the KDE Slimbook 14 inch and 15 inch laptops running KDE Neon. Packing the latest AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processors, these laptops pack great hardware and beautiful displays covering 100% sRGB, great for content creators! Slimbook also carries a wide range of devices running their own Linux distribution Slimbook OS. Check out their store here: https://slimbook.es/en/store/slimbook-kde
Pine 64 sells very affordable laptops and single board computers running on ARM vs the more common x86 based processors. Geared more towards the hobbyist, these devices punch well above their price. All items ship from China and while shipping costs can be a little steep, you can check out their entire catalogue here: https://store.pine64.org/?post_type=product
German based company Tuxedo Computers carries a wide assortment of laptops, desktops, and mini PC’s all running Linux. Check out what they can offer you here: https://www.tuxedocomputers.com/en
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