Netbook Operating System

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Thu May 28 08:17:30 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 27 May 2009 12:37:49 am Derick Chua wrote:
> Hi Sirs,

And ma'ams.

> By sending you this mail, basically we, PROLiNK, is going to deal with
> Netbook business sooner this year. We are actually having doubt of below
> concerns and kindly seek your professional advice and comments:

Well these are really questions to ask Canonical (this list is for developers 
and users to discuss problems and ideas), but some of these are answered 
simply by understanding open source licenses.

> 1.	We want Ubuntu to be the preloaded OS for our Netbook, just like
> Windows, would that be possible?

Many OEMs do this already, so yes.

> 3.	Does it required to have some kind of Certificates to be stick or
> pasted on Netbook, just like what Microsoft COA is about?


> b.	If NO:
>  i. Can we distribute the preloaded OS as many as we can?


>  ii. Any cost involve at this?


>  iii. Any T&C to be followed?

I'm sorry, I don't know that term.

> 4.	What is the cost of each license on each netbook?


> 5.	Can we have our logo to be displayed in your OS startup, and
> customize of our support interaction applications/tools?
> 6.	Training course of System Builder is provided by you I believe.
> Detail in terms of cost, venue and duration for attending this course is
> expected from you.
> On top of these concerns, I believe we need to become your partner:
> 7.	What are the membership fees that we are actually dealing with?
> 8.	Partner Application Requirements & Procedures

Those'd be a Canonical questions, though I suspect the answer to #5 is no.

Mackenzie Morgan
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