Librem 15 a Free/Libre Software Laptop

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  1. dragonbite

    dragonbite Well-Known Member

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    There is a crowdsourcing attempt to make a completely open laptop that requires  NO proprietary blobs.  This goes deeper than just putting on Linux and FOSS applications.  They are talking about removing the need for proprietary binaries from the kernel and to promote privacy and freedom.  


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    •15.6" display in either 1920x1080 or 3840x2160
    •4 Core (8 Threads) 3.4GHz Intel i7-4770HQ
    •Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
    •375 x 244 x 22mm 2.0Kg
    •14 x 9.6 x 0.86" 4.4lbs
    •4GB Mem (up to 32GB)
    •500GB HD (up to 1TB HD or 1TB SSD)
    •CD/DVD ROM Drive (or extra drive bay)
    •48 Wh lithium polymer battery
    •65W power adapter
    •Up to 8 hours usage
    •Three USB 3.0 ports
    •One HDMI port
    •One Pop-Down RJ45 Network port (r8169)
    •802.11n WiFi (ath9k)
    •720p camera
    •HD Audio
    •Mini-TOSLINK optical fiber connector
    •Full-size backlit keyboard
    •SDXC card slot
    •Purism GNU/Linux 64-bit Operating System (Trisquel based)
    •375mm x 244mm x 22mm (14" x 9.6" x 0.86")
    •2.0kg (4.4lbs)

    They hope to be able to ship it by April 2015 and eventually to offer a 13" variant in the future.

    So if you are interested, make a pledge!  https://www.crowdsupply.com/purism/librem-laptop
     
  2. jasetaro

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    Looks a bit like my old Macbook pro. :icon_confused: :icon_innocent: :icon_tease:
     

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