You may also be able to create a template of the original VM and move it over to the laptop.
That document discusses V2P migration for linux.
I did this once but it was from a VM to a desktop with almost identical hardware. There were networking issues that were resolved with a simple if down up.
Also if anyone is interested, the windows steps are :
Never done them however.
EDIT: This isnt really making a template of the original VM, I guess thats a misnomer. However this worked for me. Making a template and redeploying it on the laptop as a guest OS is also another option however that requires you to have VMware installed, probably not the path youre looking for.