[ltp] Re: T420/T520 and Linux

Stefan Monnier linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 22:35:40 -0400

>> > I could go on and on; I put up with it only because I've got VMWare 
>> > installed and can run a sensible operating system on the hardware.
>> Now there's a thought: Put a Free OS on the mostly-great hardware. That 
>> could be fun.
> In my experience, their hardware is as friendly to non-Apple software as
> their software is to non-consumer tasks.

The Free Software crowd does a pretty good job of making it work well
despite the obstacles, but in my experience the single-button is
a serious annoyance with GNU/Linux UIs that typically expect at least
2 buttons.