Re: Looking for a new work laptop for the wife... how about this ASUS?
I would go for the asus you linked above, actually the newer amd chips lack proper linux support while the core I series is quite comfortable with linux. and is far better in terms of performance.
i've got a hp netbook, sony vaio laptop and an assembled core i3 desktop all these work fine with ubuntu/linux you can search for laptop compatibility in threads to know more.
core i3, 4gb ram, OCZ agility 3 ssd ,ati radeon -- ubuntu 13.04
acer aspire 4752 -, ubuntu 12.10
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