Have you looked at System67  or ZaReason  laptops? I do not have extensive experience with either, but have played with other people's at my local Linux user group meetings. Both vendors ship linux on the products, but I've heard you can get them without any OS. There was a recent review of the high-end ZaReason laptop on Phoronix.com. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=zareason_verix&num=1 I hope this can help. 1] http://zareason.com/shop/home.php?cat=250 2] http://www.system76.com/index.php?cPath=28 -- A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is it such a bad thing? A: Top-posting. Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?