Among the wreckage we found a fragment on which Roy Schestowitz had
> I am planning to purchase a Linux laptop soon. However, I have several
> Firstly, most vendors distribute laptops with Window$ licences regardless of
> the operating system used. In other words, you would pay the same price for
> a laptop with a free O/S.
What I tend to do is skim around the net looking for other people who have
posted their experiences with particular laptops & linux. I have just
purchased a Compaq/HP nx7010 which I'm very happy with.