[ubuntu-uk] Dell & Ubuntu - gradually looking more hopeful

James Littlewood farueulogy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 15:01:52 BST 2007


Rob Beard wrote:
> Alec Wright wrote:
>   
>> On Sat, 2007-06-30 at 20:21 +0100, Anders Jacobsen wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Why not just buy the laptop, then refuse the license and get your
>>> money back?
>>>       
>> That way, you can't be assured of hardware compatibility, which would be
>> the main reason why I want a laptop with ubuntu preinstalled.
>>     
>
> Fair point, although I can assure Linux compatibility with my Dell 
> Latitude D610.  Everything works out of the box on Ubuntu 7.04 (32-bit).
>
> In fact the Bluetooth worked better than it did in Windows!
>
> Rob
>
>   
I'm running 7.04 on an inspiron 9300 and I've had no compatibility 
options either - I've got a feeling dell championed ubuntu because of 
this instant meshing (and of course that guy who owns dell runs it *:)* )



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