Notebook Computers with GNU / Linux

Notebook Computers with GNU / Linux

Note: This model is not yet shipping. Please feel free to place an order. We expect to start shipping around Aug 13th.

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International Order? This model is currently available with a United States keyboard layout. It is also available with AC adapters for other regions. We stock US/Canadian, Japanese, [censored] ("UK" style), [censored] ("Europlug"), and Australian AC adapters/plugs. For other countries please inquire. Shipping to most international destinations takes 3-5 business days. Taxes/duties not included. If the configuration you want is not an option below please contact support with your regional requirements.

All laptops and desktops are assembled at our US facility. This means taxes are not included in the prices shown. The taxes depend on the final destination of the goods rather than where the order was assembled. Orders going outside the US will therefore have any local taxes collected on delivery. To get an idea about the local tax rate in your country check out this wikipedia article.

Category Specification
Processor Options (when available) 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-8300H Processor ( 2.3 GHz, up to 4Ghz ), 8MB Smart Cache
8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8750H Processor ( 2.2 GHz, up to 4.10Ghz ), 9MB Smart Cache
Memory DDR4
Core Logic Intel® HM370 Express Chipset
Screen 15.6" Full HD (1920x1080) IPS Display, Matte
Wireless 802.11N Atheros Wifi (freedom compatible chipset)
Webcam Built-in 2.0M FHD Video Camera
Memory Up to 32GB
Battery Removable 6 cells smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 62Wh (Included)
6+ hours without optimization (more with optimization)
Card Reader 6-in-1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC)
Optical Drive External USB DVD-RW drive (Optional add-on accessory)
Graphics  Intel UHD 630 Graphics (Integrated on 8th Gen Intel Processor)
Sound System High Definition audio interface
Built-in Array Microphone
Built-in two speakers
Ports 1 HDMI™ output Port (with HDCP)
1 external VGA Port
1 USB 2.0 Port
1 USB 3.0 Port
1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Port (Type A)
1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Port (Type C)
1 Headphone Jack
1 Microphone Jack
1 RJ-45 LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)
Ethernet Built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Approx. Dimensions 14.88” (w) x 10.51” (d) x 0.98” (h)
Weight About 5.51 lbs. for main unit and Battery Pack (varies slightly based on configuration)
Default configuration Includes the latest release of Ubuntu
Compatible with Most other GNU/Linux flavours with a recent release (hardware supports free & mainline kernels/project drivers)

Contact us about other operating systems such as OpenBSD. These will likely have support at some point and we'll be happy to investigate the current status.
Penguin Support: 1-888-39-THINK (84465) Price
Computer Setups (includes net, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and printer hook-up, 3GB data transfer, 1 program install, and intro lesson) $34
USB Peripherals Setup/Tutorial
(Printers, Portable Audio Players, etc.)
$19
Operating System Installs $49
Software Installations $29
Networked Peripherals Setup/Tutorial (Printers, etc.) $29
Data Transfers of up to 3GB $19
Data Transfers of up to 10GB $39
Data Transfers of up to 99GB $49
Diagnostics $54
Upgrades/Repair (per half hour; if no others apply) $55
Phone Support (per half-hour / non-warranty) $39
OS Media $24
For Mail-In Service Add (Per Computer) $44
In-home service No longer available
Notes:

This model requires a recently released distribution like Trisquel 8+.

Other distributions that are also supported include Debian (testing), Linux Mint 19+, Ubuntu 18.04+, elementary OS 5.0+, Fedora 28+, openSUSE Tumbleweed (and Leap 42.3+), Arch, and Parabola GNU/Linux-libre are supported. Feel free to inquire about other distributions. We will update this list as time allows.

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International Order? We stock the following language keyboard layouts for this model: US English. The AC adapter is compatible with power grids around the world. We stock US/Canadian, [censored] ("UK" style), [censored] ("Europlug"), and Australian AC adapters/plugs. For other countries please inquire. Shipping to most international destinations takes 3-5 business days. Taxes/duties not included. Please contact support if your regional requirements are not listed below. We do have additional layouts we can get for this model although it may take some time to get the keyboards in.

All laptops and desktops are assembled at our US facility. This means taxes are not included in the prices shown. The taxes depend on the final destination of the goods rather than where the order was assembled. Orders going outside the US will therefore have any local taxes collected on delivery. To get an idea about the local tax rate in your country check out this wikipedia article.

Category Specification
CPU Options (when available) 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor (1.60GHz Base / 3.40GHz Turbo), 4 Cores, 6MB Smart Cache
8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8550U Processor (1.80GHz Base / 4.00GHz Turbo), 4 Cores, 8MB Smart Cache
Screen 14.0” Full HD (1920x1080) Wide View Angle Matte Display
Wireless M.2 802.11N Atheros Wifi (freedom compatible chipset)
Webcam Built-in 1.0M HD Video Camera
Memory Up to 32GB DDR4
Slots 6-in-1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC)
Two MiniCard Slots
- 1st for WLAN Combo M.2 2230 Card with PCIe and USB interface
- 2nd for SSD M.2 2280 Card with SATA / PCIe Gen3 x4 interface
Storage One changeable 2.5” 7mm (H) HDD/SSD, SATA interface (occupied by hard drive selected)
One M.2 2280 SSD, SATA or PCIe Gen3 x4 interface (optional, occupied by M2 SSD if selected)
Keyboard Multi languages A4 size isolated keyboard
Pointing Device Integrated touchpad with multi-gesture and scrolling function
Power Full Range AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, 40W AC Adapter, DC output 19V, 2.1A
Security Kensington® Lock
Battery Embedded Polymer Smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 36Wh (4-5 hours depending on optimizations)
Card Reader 6-in-1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC)
Optical Drive None, external optional
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Built-in Audio & Mic High Definition audio interface
Built-in Array Microphone
2 Built-in Speakers
Ports 1 HDMI output Port (with HDCP)
1 Mini Display Port 1.3
2 USB 3.0 Ports (Type A)
1 Thunderbolt 3 / USB 3.1 combo port (Type C)
1 Headphone Jack
1 Microphone Jack
1 RJ-45 LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes, VT-x and VT-d
Approx. Dimensions 12.98" (w) x 8.86" (d) x 0.74" (h)
Weight 3.09 LBs including Battery Pack
Default configuration Includes the latest release of Ubuntu
Compatible with Microsoft Windows 10 (no MS Windows OS or support is included with laptop)
Penguin Support: 1-888-39-THINK (84465) Price
Computer Setups (includes net, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and printer hook-up, 3GB data transfer, 1 program install, and intro lesson) $34
USB Peripherals Setup/Tutorial
(Printers, Portable Audio Players, etc.)
$19
Operating System Installs $49
Software Installations $29
Networked Peripherals Setup/Tutorial (Printers, etc.) $29
Data Transfers of up to 3GB $19
Data Transfers of up to 10GB $39
Data Transfers of up to 99GB $49
Diagnostics $54
Upgrades/Repair (per half hour; if no others apply) $55
Phone Support (per half-hour / non-warranty) $39
OS Media $24
For Mail-In Service Add (Per Computer) $44
In-home service No longer available

Ubuntu 18.04, OpenSUSE 15, Fedora 28, Linux Mint 19, other distributions based off a recent software stack are supported out of the box. Contact support for more information on your preferred distribution and release.

Trisquel in a future release (Trisquel 9) will be supported and Parabola GNU/Linux-libre is supported currently also.