A basic light weight affordable utility laptop for the 95% of us that simply need something that works and isn't running an operating system owned by fascist companies (Google / Apple) trying to enslave us.

DEVICE:
Dell Latitude 7400 14" - OR EQUIVALENT

NEAR MINT CONDITION = Refurbished w/ no noticeable blemishes on device. We have meticulously checked the condition of every device to ensure functionality and battery life are in great condition.

RE: COLOR OF LAPTOP
As we procure devices when we see deals from respectable distributors that cover the different standard makes and models we offer, the laptop may come in either black or silver. As such, you may receive a laptop that is either black or silver.

minimum 14-inch Screen
minimum Core i5-8265U CPU
minimum 16 GB RAM
minimum 512 GB SSD Storage
(used - mint condition)
Color = Black
Webcam
Microphone
Wifi
Ethernet
Ports = HDMI, USB-C, USB-A, Headphone Jack
Power Adapter Included

OPERATING SYSTEMS:

You have a choice of three Linux Operating Systems.

Zorin OS / Pop!_OS / Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition

Zorin OS - https://zorin.com/os/
*Zorin OS is designed to be easy, so you don't need to learn anything to get started. The Zorin Appearance app lets you change the desktop layout to feel like the environment you're familiar with, whether it's Windows, macOS, or Linux.
*ZorinOS doesn't collect personal data, so advertisers and governments can't spy on your activity. Zorin OS is Open Source, so anyone can audit its source code to verify its privacy.

We can install other flavors of Linux upon request, however we believe ZORIN is the most user friendly for the 95% of us that simply need something that works. After ordering, give us a shout at support@mark37.com to discuss what other flavor of Linux you would prefer to have installed.

PRE-INSTALLED APPS:
Brave, Libre Office Suite
If there are other applications you think you may need, we can likely add them for you. Give us a shout at support@mark37.com and let's have a conversation about it.

Lead time is @ 2.5 weeks between when an order is received and delivered. If you need the device sooner, please reach out and let us know what you need and we'll see if we can make this happen.

The Ghost Laptop

Products / MARK37

$545.00

plus $15.00 shipping and handling

2 in stock

  • Category: Electronics
  • Availability: Hold
  • Sold By: MARK37
  • Shipped By: MARK37
  • Service By: MARK37
  • Return Policy: Refund or Replace Within 90 Days of Receipt ($75.00 restock fee applies) Details

Quantity

Questions & Resources

Q: Is the device I will be receiving new?

A: No. We un-apologetically ONLY deal with mint or near mint condition refurbished phones, tablets and laptops because,

1) we strongly disagree with the culture of planned obsolescence and feeding into the need to mine more precious metals, using mostly child slave labor, for brand new "things" when there are literally billions of mint/near mint condition devices available that are more than effective at doing everything we need them to do.

2) brand new machines cost nearly 2-4x what a refurbished device costs and we want to deliver the most affordable solution to our customers so that we can get free and open source software into the hands of as many people as possible.

Q: What is Linux?

A: Linux = Freedom from BigTech! Linux is essentially an open source operating system designed to run on laptops and desktops that has been around since the mid 1990's. Most all enterprise servers run on Linux and the marketplace for consumer devices running on Linux is currently exploding. Linux based operating systems are designed to give YOU back control of your device and prevent unwanted companies and applications from running in the background of your computer doing things you don't want or need them doing. For more details, please read through -> https://www.linux.com/what-is-linux/

Q: Where can I learn more about the Laptop?

A: Our "Getting Started Guide" for the device can be found at https://forums.mark37.com/forum/all-about-ghost-laptops-17/topic/getting-started-with-your-ghost-laptop-60/

Q: Will all my current Microsoft or Apple applications work on The Ghost Laptop?

A: There is no easy answer to this as it greatly depends on what specific applications you are using and how you use them. Some accounting software, such as Quicken for example, do not have an available NON-Windows or MacOS option. Microsoft Office will not run on the device without a custom Windows "emulator" of sorts called WINE. In both cases, however, there are open source or paid software alternatives that either DO work in a Linux environment or via a web based Software as a Service (SaaS) model which makes the operating system you're using not essential. If you have questions about specific software working or not, please reach out to us at support@mark37.com and we'll let you know what options are available.

Q: What security software do I need to use on a Linux machine?

A: One needs to re-learn what they think they know about digital security when using a Linux operating system vs Windows or MacOS. This is primarily due to the transparent nature of open source operating systems which prevent the vast majority of unwanted applications from either working at all on a Linux device or attempting to run without you giving it permissions to do so. We HIGHLY recommend giving this quick video a watch to learn the why and how related to Linux security -> Should Linux Users Run Anti-Virus?

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