[ubuntu-uk] Looking to jump into Ubuntu

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Sun Dec 17 14:17:15 GMT 2006

Paul Broadbent wrote:
> On Sunday 03 December 2006 15:18, Guyan Perera wrote:

> As for stores in London that specialise in Linux hardware, I'm not 
> sure, I don't really know London very well. However, with most laptops you buy 
> nowadays you should be OK at getting Linux to run. The only problem with just 
> buying a laptop from a normal shop is that you'll have to pay the "Windows 
> tax" (included in the cost of the laptop will be the cost of them having to 
> pay for Windows), so if you don't want windows (or already own it) it's 
> probably worth looking around for a shop that specialises in linux or at 
> least offers laptops with no operating system pre-installed. 
> I don't know where you could go for this, but I'm sure there is someone here 
> who will be able to point you in the right direction.

You could take a look at the Linux Emporium (www.linuxemporium.co.uk)
who sell laptops with Ubuntu pre-installed!

Tony Arnold, IT Security Coordinator, University of Manchester,
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