Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, System76 is a company that builds Ubuntu computers, laptops and servers. They choose wise the hardware components, in order to have full support on the Ubuntu Linux systems.
Their newest Ubuntu laptop is Darter UltraThin, running Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. It has very good hardware specifications and touchscreen.
Hardware specs, from the official site:
- Processor: 4th Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 Processors
- Display: 14.1″ 1080p Full High Definition Touch Display with Glossy Finish (1920 x 1080)
- Graphics: Intel® High Definition Graphics 4400
- Memory: Up to 16 GB 204 pin Dual Channel DDR3 @ 1600 MHz
- Storage: 1 x mSATA, 1 x 2.5″ 7mm Removable SATA II/III
- Touchpad: Multitouch Touchpad with two finger scrolling
- Networking: Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000), WiFi
- Wireless: Intel Centrino up to 802.11 ac
- Ports: HDMI, Ethernet, 2 x USB 3.0, Headphone Jack, Microphone Jack, SD Reader
- Camera: Built-In 1.0 MP High Definition Webcam
- Security: Kensington® Lock
- Power Management: Suspend and Resume
- Battery: 44.6 Wh Smart Lithium-Ion
- Power System: Full Range AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, 65W AC Adapter, DC output 19V, 3.42A
- Dimensions: 13.40″ x 9.49″ x 0.90″ (WxDxH)
- Weight: 4.60 lbs. (2.08 kg.)
As you may know, System76 allows the customers to customize the items they order, for this model they can choose a different wi-fi card, SSD instead of the SATA harddisk and many others. The price for System76 Darter UltraThin is $899.