@adalbertsen If you run docker locally for you development environment these specs are totally justified, even for terminal applications, even if you only run terminal applications.

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Replace the Intel with an AMD, and that's basically me.

@adalbertsen 💯 relatable!

but in defense, 'good' computers in the market do come with GPU built-in. I don't know of any manufacturer that provides the option to not bundle a GPU anymore.

@adalbertsen I just ask people (especially those that get #NVIDIA GPUs), who ask me for suggestions for #LinuxLaptops, to turn their GPUs off after installation to navigate away from GPU issues that come from either running dual-GPUs or just plain dumb #ProprietaryDrivers.

I don't know any linux distribution that has gotten GPU performance right with dual-GPUs yet.

So until then, turning any one of your GPUs off (mostly the proprietary one, because you know - #proprietary) is the best option at the moment

@shine for a while now i'm in favour of laptops with iGPUs - when i first installed linux on a machine with Intel i5 + nVidia GPU, i ran into the usual problems, but since i've got a laptop without a dedicated video card i don't have the former problems... i'd still like to try an eGPU solution if this laptop had Thunderbolt 3, but sadly there's no way i could connect an external GPU

@adalbertsen that was my point too... turn the "discrete" GPUs off; use the integrated GPUs.

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