Kenneth LynchBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingSingle parent. Database administrator. Human being.Jul 26, 2017Linux will run on most hardware but it is better to buy laptops which have official Linux support. Some vendors, such as Dell and System 76, provide top quality machines with Linux pre-installed. You might want to look into those first.How to choose a laptop for programmingAyo Isaiah4.3K133I personally prefer Linux for flexibility unless I am programming specifically for Windows or Mac.