[talk] puri.sm laptops - Too good to be true?

Sujit K M sjt.kar at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 10:44:34 EDT 2017

On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 9:10 PM, Isaac (.ike) Levy
<ike at blackskyresearch.net> wrote:
> Hey All,
> Has anyone heard anything good/bad about the laptops from Purism
> <http://puri.sm>?
> I can't believe my eyes they look too cool.  Like nearly every aspect of
> the laptop design.
> I'm still way overdue for a laptop refresh, and have just been unable to
> bite the bullet on a new Dell or Lenovo- (long list of hardware
> drawbacks for me).
> These laptops seem incredibly straightforward, and some features are a
> bit wild, (radio/camera hardware kill switches), but otherwise they just
> look like a *sane* modern laptop?!  All their stuff on the site about
> being the 'good guys' feels weird, but whatever- I guess it's better
> marketing message than most.
> --
> Big scary question marks for use as a *BSD laptop: Sleep/Resume?
> graphics not sucking? etc...

Looks like they package it with PureOS, You would still have trouble using

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