System76 is a manufacturer of laptops, desktop computers, and servers. Its machines ship with the company's own Ubuntu/Linux-based operating system Pop!_OS. Many of the company's computers are assembled in the United States. Where possible, it uses open hardware. The company encourages users to take apart, repair, and adapt its computers.
Run a class computer
Use a System76 computer to run a shared class server (using self-hosted tools!), exploring the use of open software and open hardware.
Buying an unconventional machine might require special permission from your institution. When requesting such permission, be sure to emphasize the company's ethical qualities and educational value!
Take a factory tour
If you are nearby the company's Denver headquarters, reach out and organize a student tour.
How to use it
Conventional Mac or PC computers.