[qubes-users] Reasonably secure laptop with touchscreen and enough ram for dictation in Windows App-VM?

2017-10-15 Thread Vít Šesták
Well, I am afraid this will be a bit hard: Touchscreen. I've a laptop with touchscreen. I was a bit curious, but I don't feel much of need for touchscreen, it was simply not a reason to buy the laptop. When trying to use touchscreen with QubesOS, I've experienced several issues: * The

Re: [qubes-users] Reasonably secure laptop with touchscreen and enough ram for dictation in Windows App-VM?

2017-10-10 Thread Sean Hunter
On Sat, Oct 07, 2017 at 05:01:37PM -0400, taii...@gmx.com wrote: > https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/3anjgm/on_the_librem_laptop_purism_doesnt_believe_in/ > Purism is a scam, don't buy from them - their laptops are as owner > controlled and freedom respecting as a dell - their version of

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2017-10-08 Thread taii...@gmx.com
On 10/08/2017 06:44 AM, One7two99 wrote: Hello Taiidan, There isn't any reason to buy purism's faux libre laptops instead of say a Lenovo G505S ... I don't understand why this topic is often discussed to emotionally. As far as I know the G505s is a big laptop (15inch?) which seems also

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2017-10-08 Thread 'One7two99' via qubes-users
Hello Taiidan, >> There isn't any reason to buy purism's faux >> libre laptops instead of say >> a Lenovo G505S ... I don't understand why this topic is often discussed to emotionally. As far as I know the G505s is a big laptop (15inch?) which seems also located at the entry class (compared to

Re: [qubes-users] Reasonably secure laptop with touchscreen and enough ram for dictation in Windows App-VM?

2017-10-08 Thread taii...@gmx.com
On 10/08/2017 05:24 AM, Sean Hunter wrote: On Sat, Oct 07, 2017 at 05:01:37PM -0400, taii...@gmx.com wrote: https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/3anjgm/on_the_librem_laptop_purism_doesnt_believe_in/ Purism is a scam, don't buy from them - their laptops are as owner controlled and freedom

Re: [qubes-users] Reasonably secure laptop with touchscreen and enough ram for dictation in Windows App-VM?

2017-10-07 Thread taii...@gmx.com
https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/3anjgm/on_the_librem_laptop_purism_doesnt_believe_in/ Purism is a scam, don't buy from them - their laptops are as owner controlled and freedom respecting as a dell - their version of coreboot is a wrapper layer with all the hardware init done by a black

Re: [qubes-users] Reasonably secure laptop with touchscreen and enough ram for dictation in Windows App-VM?

2017-10-07 Thread Ron Hunter-Duvar
On 10/07/2017 01:10 PM, frassefredk...@gmail.com wrote: Thank you for your response and for sharing your thoughts and experince from using Lenovo Thinkpads! I looked at the Hardware Compatibility List and looked at Thinkpads, most of the models did not seem to be for sale anymore. Honestly I

Re: [qubes-users] Reasonably secure laptop with touchscreen and enough ram for dictation in Windows App-VM?

2017-10-07 Thread Ron Hunter-Duvar
On 10/07/2017 09:42 AM, Frasse F wrote: I would like some purchasing advice: I'm looking for a laptop that is reasonably secure and also has a built in touch screen. I would prefer if it had 16 GB of ram as I want to run Qubes OS and I want to sometimes be able to run a Windows App-VM for

Re: [qubes-users] Reasonably secure laptop with touchscreen and enough ram for dictation in Windows App-VM?

2017-10-07 Thread frassefredkrok
Thank you for your response and for sharing your thoughts and experince from using Lenovo Thinkpads! I looked at the Hardware Compatibility List and looked at Thinkpads, most of the models did not seem to be for sale anymore. > Honestly I haven't seen any user using touchscreen with Qubes. >

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2017-10-07 Thread 'One7two99' via qubes-users
Hello, >> These are my questions >> 1) Is there anything except for the AMT/vPro >> aspect of the hardware security that I might >> have overlooked that is critical when >> evaluating the Lenovo Yogas safety? If talking about hardware security I would suggest looking into a device which can

[qubes-users] Reasonably secure laptop with touchscreen and enough ram for dictation in Windows App-VM?

2017-10-07 Thread Frasse F
I would like some purchasing advice: I'm looking for a laptop that is reasonably secure and also has a built in touch screen. I would prefer if it had 16 GB of ram as I want to run Qubes OS and I want to sometimes be able to run a Windows App-VM for dictation and speech recognition which is