KDE and Slimbook release a laptop for KDE fans
aleixpol at kde.org
Thu Jan 26 13:53:00 UTC 2017
On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 2:22 PM, Adriaan de Groot <groot at kde.org> wrote:
> On Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:32:36 PM Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
>> On Thu, 26 Jan 2017, Aleix Pol wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > Today, we're announcing a partnership between Slimbook a laptop
>> > retailer and KDE to produce the KDE Slimbook, a device with Slimbook
>> > hardware and running a Plasma environment with KDE Applications on
>> > GNU/Linux as software.
> I'll be "that guy" who sticks FreeBSD on it and then complains (but not
> loudly, since there's still Linux to fall back on) if it doesn't work all
And complains are welcome!
Although I'm unsure how far we can go to fix them, just to be on the
safe side I can try to install what you need when mine arrives to be
sure you'll be able to have something to work with if you get one.
>> Um... It looks pretty neat and cool! But someone really should have edited
>> the FAQ. Also "Operating system: KDE NEON (for now) sounds weird?
> The shopping process seems to wobble back and forth between English and
> Spanish, which may be a little off-putting for shoppers outside of the Iberian
> peninsula (we're already stuck with higher shipping charges).
> But other than that: for .nl, pretty good specs for a pretty good price, and
> lovely to have some vetted hardware with a cool logo on it.
:) yes, working on it.
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