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Author: Emiliano Marini
To: ael
CC: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] HW: Which brand and model of lapto have your successfully installed Devuan on?
Sony VAIO E14 (SVE14125CLB).

Piece of cake.

Everything (I need) works out-of-the-box. Don't know it BT works because I
don't need it, never used it.


On Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 10:53 AM ael <adrian.lawrence@???>

> On Thu, Apr 09, 2020 at 11:56:07AM +1000, terryc wrote:
> >
> > I have a strong preference to not pay the Microsoft Tax and not waste
> > my money on bits for which there are no linux drivers. Obviously
> > running Devuan is preferable.
> >
> > Unfortunately, there appears to be no local vendor of Linux only
> > laptops around any more. The only one in the coutry that I could
> > located actually buys Win OS laptops and co-installs Linux and I'd
> > prefer to avoid the future hassles that will cause(leopard-spots).
> I did a quick search and found www.metabox.com.au which sells Clevo
> laptops: you configure them yourself and you can select
> "No Operating system". See, for example,
> https://www.metabox.com.au/store/b268/Metabox-Alpha-X-NH58RA-Laptop
> I have no knowledge of that company: I just did a search for Clevo &
> Australia.
> Clevo laptops are sold under many different names: I think all resellers
> rebrand them. I think all the resellers offer "No Operating system", so
> no MS tax. Unfortunately, as yet they do not offer any Ryzen laptops,
> although that could change. I suspect Clevo actually manufacture many of
> the "well known" brands.
> Send from a Clevo laptop, which has never been soiled by MS, running
> Linux...
> ael
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