Considering a framework laptop as my main computer. My thinkcentre works great but not being able to use it around the house is a bit annoying. I know there are cheaper / used options but I'd really like to support a company doing good things for right to repair.

Any framework owners like to chime in on their experience so far? In particular, what have you NOT liked about it?

Boosts welcome!

How's Ubuntu MATE/MATE desktop these days? I haven't tried in years but looking for something light weight as I plan to run multiple VMs on my main computer

Just ordered a refurbished Lenovo Chromebook duet as a "travel" device for about $170 USD which is wild, since it comes with a keyboard and case. Apparently Linux app support is decent on them!

I had briefly tried a surface go 2 refurbished for almost 3x the price and had so many problems with internet connectivity that I returned it. Hoping for a better experience this time.

Another day, another keyboard build:

Case: CannonKeys Stacked75
PCB: Obliterated75 Solder
Plate: FR4
Switches: Lubed+Filmed Gateron KS-3 Yellow Switches
Lube: Superlube (NLGI 2) Grease + Oil for Stem, Superlube Oil on Spring
Films: Deskeys 0.3 mm
Stabilizers: GMK Screw-in w/ Dielectric Grease + SuperLube
Keycaps: Mistel Doubleshot PBT

Oh forgot, it's using a KBDFans Carbon Fiber plate :P

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Realized I never posted a photo of this build I did a little while back:

Case: Klippe R1 Aluminum - Silver
PCB: DZ60v3 Solder
Switches: Lubed Retooled MX Blacks with MX Red Springs
Lube: Superlube (NLGI 2) Grease + Oil for Stem, Superlube Oil on Spring
Stabilizers: GMK Screw-in w/ Dielectric Grease + SuperLube
Keycaps: Mistel Doubleshot PBT

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