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Questions relating to running elementary OS on laptop computers.

A laptop, often called a notebook, is a portable personal computer with a "clamshell" form factor, with a keyboard on the lower part of the "clamshell" and a thin computer screen on the upper portion, which is opened up to use the computer.

The keyboard and screen are folded shut for transportation of the laptop. Most laptops these days use an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display).

Laptops are suitable for mobile use. Although originally there was a distinction between laptops and notebooks, the former being bigger and heavier than the latter, as of 2014, there is often no longer any difference.

Laptops are commonly used in a variety of settings, such as at work, in education, and for personal multimedia and home computer use.