2017 Holiday Laptop Giveaway announcement

Win a System76 Galago Pro laptop with Linux preinstalled

Enter by Sunday, December 10 at 11:59 p.m. ET for a chance to win.

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The Holiday Laptop Giveaway is over, but you've still got a chance to win other great prizes. Enter our latest giveaway for a chance to win a one-year subscription to O'Reilly Safari!

Congratulations to winner Eric Brow.

We're kicking off week two of our holiday giveaway marathon with a brand new System76 Galago Pro laptop with Linux (your choice of Ubuntu or Pop!_OS) preinstalled. The lucky grand prize winner will also receive a System76 T-Shirt.

Since 2005, System76 has fought for user freedom and provided its customers with high-quality Linux-ready machines, and the Galago Pro laptop is no exception. The one we're giving away this week boasts the following specs:

  • 13.3" 3200 × 1800 HiDPI display
  • i7-8550U processor: 1.8 up to 4.0 GHz - 8MB Cache – 4 Cores – 8 Threads
  • 8GB DDR4 2400 SDRAM (1x8G)
  • 120GB M.2 SSD
  • 7th Gen Intel CPU
  • USB-C, Thunderbolt, Ethernet, HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, and SD card slot

Want more memory, storage, or other extras? The winner can request and pay for any upgrades before the laptop ships.

So, what are you waiting for? Enter our Holiday Laptop Giveaway by Sunday, December 10 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (3:59 a.m. UTC December 11) for your chance to win.


Already a System76 superfan? Check out the Try Pop!_OS giveaway for a chance to win free swag and a trip to their headquarters in Denver, Colorado.


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