Recommendations on buying a laptop
If you need or choose to buy a new laptop before the start of the Academy, we would recommend buying a MacBook Air or Pro as that will work out of the box. It however has a price tag so if that is out of your budget its fine to buy a notebook that meets our minimum system requirements.
It is however advised to buy a notebook that does not have an nVidia (GeForce) graphics card because while it works, it does not play very nice with Linux.
So either choose between a system with an intel integrated graphics card, or go for a system that has an AMD processor.