[svlug] Really cheap linux laptop option

Marc MERLIN marc_news at merlins.org
Sun Sep 22 08:38:00 PDT 2013

Disclosure: I work for google, although AFAIK, we get nothing from this
sale. As far as I can tell it's Acer cleaning inventory to replace with
newer models.


Now I'm guessing most will want to run Linux instead of ChromeOS, and you
can do this here:

While this explains how to upgrade the RAM or replace the storage:

$140 without upgrades, that's hard to beat though, almost getting into OLPC
territory :)

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