From the community, for the community
The Open-PC is a PC for everyday use built by the Linux community for the Linux community. We use only free software. Your help will be welcomed, to make our project even better.
What is special about the Open-PC?
* Hardware and Software is selected by the Linux Community
* The PC is preconfigured and easy to use by everybody
* Telephone and Email support is included.
* Only free software is used, including the drivers
* Only fully documented hardware is used
* There are different manufacturers who build and sell the Open-PCs
* A part of the price is a donation to KDE
* Everything, including the software, is developed in the open. Everybody can contribute.
LAC customers count on stable, high-performance computers, designed and configured by GNU/Linux professionals.
We have been providing desktop, laptop, and high performance computing systems to many of the worlds' leading scientific research institutions, corporations, and tech-savvy individuals since 2000. Our regular customers include NASA / Jet Propulsion Lab, MIT, Carnegie Mellon, Caltech, Yale School of Medicine, Lockheed Martin, United Technologies, several U.S. government agencies, and many more.
Hassle-Free Integration and Data Protection
Our leading-edge systems are tuned for your needs and arrive ready to use.
Excellent pre-sale consulting and post-sale tech support
Large hardware and software variety
Meticulous build and burn-in procedures
Full or partial disk encryption for data protection upon request
We offer a unique, automated system restore procedure that restores your LAC GNU/Linux computer to its original state, leaving non-OS data intact (every computer, every distribution).
Warranty: Satisfaction Guaranteed
All LAC computers are delivered with a 30 day guarantee. New Lenovo Thinkpad laptops and ThinkCentre desktops are covered by an up to five year parts and labor warranty.
Warranty upgrades available - visit our warranty page for details.
Many 100% Free Software Options
Buy a system at laclinux.com/gnu and you are guaranteed that LAC will prepare your computer with 100% Free Software.
This is hardware that measures the colors shown on the screen and creates a color profile. Existing hardware is proprietary and 100% closed, and my hardware is open source. It has a GPL bootloader, GPL firmware image and GPL hardware schematics and PCBs. It’s faster than the proprietary hardware, and more importantly a lot cheaper.
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