recommendations for laptop and desktop

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Wed Jul 13 21:30:58 UTC 2011

Vladimir Zorin wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 8:47 PM, Kevin Oberman <kob6558 at> wrote:
> > On Jul 13, 2011 7:31 AM, "Zoran Kolic" <zkolic at> wrote:
> >>
> >> > There is this list for laptops:
> >> >
> >>
> >> Been there. Seen that. Obsolete.
> >> My very idea would be to have recent models in some kind
> >> of wiki. I believe that at least hundred guys on the list
> >> could post quality articles on the subject regarding lap-
> >> tops they regurarly use.
> >>
> >> > See the recent thread on the freebsd-mobile list with subject "Laptop
> > recommendations?"
> >>
> >> Mostly older stuff recommended. Hard to find or I dislike
> >> what I see on the review for particular model.
> >> Thank you for answering my question.
> >>
> >>                              Zoran
> >
> > I agree that a wiki would be ideal, but it would require active management.
> > That's the real issue.
> >
> > It's also the reason would not be practical. I might be
> > able to admin such a wiki, but I have no place to put it.  But I'm retired,
> > so I should have time.
> I would gladly host such a wiki on my freebsd vds. It would be perfect
> though if it is not a php/perl/python/ruby-driven wiki =)
> But I suspect there are not that many fans of lua/ansi c solutions, so
> I guess I can tolerate php in a separate jail =)
> Best regards, Vladimir Zorin

Sounds like Vladimir's further ahead, re hosting in a jail, so Kevin
O, if you want to go ahead, sounds like Vladimitr can get you up
faster than I can.

I would suggest though, that whoever does it, we should try to
co-operate with the predecessor compatibility lists such as Probably all they really need
adding is some "list by date last seen on sale in shops" function,
+ maybe some wiki function.

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich
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