@anelki Hah! Yes I always buy a model with a small amount of RAM and the cheapest hard drive possible then load it up with 3rd party RAM and a big SSD. It feels good...

@anelki I have a ThinkPad X270 that works great under Fedora; nice battery life, and you get firmware updates for it through Linux as well. I assume a German keyboard is an option.

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@Greg I had to apt update && apt upgrade before installing. Report from my local 11-year-old Minecraft expert is that it actually worked quite well (Minecraft on Linux for ChromeOS on my Acer 714), with the exception of having a problem with turning. Which might have been the mouse sensitivity thing that was mentioned in the article: I didn't try that.

@Greg I saw an earlier version of that, which mentioned the issues that sounds like they have mostly been fixed. I have a well specced Acer Chromebook (i3, 8 GB RAM) and can try it out before you lay out any cash

I sent a nice "Hey it looks like when you updated our page without telling me, I lost the ability to update it. Could you revert the permissions change and coordinate with me in future if you're going to make a change?"

I've been updating the page _for years_ now so it's a bit annoying. But I understand, people are trying to do the right thing.

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Ah what a great time to lose access to updating our library & archives home page.

@Greg Minecraft currently doesn't run well on Android-on-Chromebooks.

Works well on Android tablets though; my son is still using a Nexus 7 from many years ago. I've heard good things about Samsung's Android tablets, FWIW. Maybe something like samsung.com/us/mobile/tablets/ (6GB RAM)

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