KDE and Slimbook release a laptop for KDE fans

Aleix Pol 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.
> Whee!
> 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
> right.

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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