@koyu wouldn't step 0 for linux be "find someone who's still selling linux-based laptops"

@proto i think we have enough people selling linux machines

@koyu in the mainstream space? presumably lenovo's doing it, but didn't dell stop?
...does anyone else make passable laptops?

I know there are the niche FOSS hardware manufacturers, but now you're also investing research time into "how much of a scam is this?"

I'm overthinking this webcomic

@koyu @proto I agree. System76 being a big one. Dell also sells Linux workstations. The dude with store down the road and around the corner for me...it's a crazy time to be alive.

@koyu @proto the dude with* the store[...] around the corner from* me

I think I'm becoming addled.

@koyu That's not quite realistic.
Windows needs a bunch of drivers and third party software afterwards.
You can't add RAM to most Macs.
And configuration you need in any case.

@koyu pff. hasn’t been possible to install RAM in Mac laptops in half a decade

@koyu This is by far the most misleading comic I have ever seen.

1) I have a hard time seeing the sort of Linux user who would buy a Linux Laptop for something that "just works" ™️ having a neckbeard

2) The actual process is:
* Buy a laptop
* Spend 5 or so years experimenting with distros and desktop environments, troubleshooting, learning, crying, going back to Windows/Mac before getting fed up enough to try again, the light bulb turns on and suddenly you're a fucking computer wizard
* start working.

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