The only downsides I've found is that the Alps GlidePoint touchpad works with only very basic functions (no scroll, no multitouch, mandatory tap to click) under GNU/Linux (Debian 7 Stable) and it requires a proprietary firmware for the wireless connection to work. With GNU/Linux I would give it a 7/10, and remember use a real mouse.
Cool worker. Matte display, Core i3 processor, ExpressCard slot, two operating systems - the Fujitsu LifeBook A512 is a work notebook that should please both home and business users. Our review reveals its strengths and weaknesses.