Back when I still had a desktop I worked with (mainly Ubuntu) Linux for about 7 years. Since I then needed a laptop for work I resided to having a MacBook Air. That suits me well, and I love the smoothness of many things, but I would rather get back to Linux. Recently I bough an Alpha Litebook, but the touchpad is simply horrible and it makes it impossible to use on a daily basis.
Enter Purism; I love the sleek looks of the laptops, the fact that it’s a company really going for open source and privacy, and that it looks like it’s built to last. The only thing I’m unsure about is the touchpad, and since I intend to use it about 10 hours a day (for both business and personal use), the touchpad is the most important thing for me. I would like to go for the Librem 13 and I understand the touchpad in the rev2 is a lot better than in rev1.
Can you comment on how the touchpad works in the Librem 13 rev2? How smooth is two-finger scrolling? If you have experience with Apple touchpads; is it comparable? What would you like to be improved on the touchpad (if anything)? All experiences and thoughts are welcome!