[ubuntu-uk] Dells with Ubuntu

Alec Wright alecjw at gmail.com
Sat May 26 11:50:43 BST 2007

On Sat, 2007-05-26 at 11:28 +0100, LeeUKHA wrote:
> Why bother?
> I just compared a Vista vs. Fiesty Inspiron laptop and the answer is....
> It's (like for like*) $29 cheaper to buy a Vista laptop and install 
> Fiesty on it yourself...
> Jeez... only Dell could replace a $40 OS with a free one and make it $69 
> more expensive...  I really despair sometimes....
> Lee
> *The headline Ubuntu laptop comes with half the memory and integrated 
> graphics...

It's not about the price. It's about not giving money to Microsoft for
something you're not going to use. It's about not having to bother about
installing Ubuntu yourself. It's about being guaranteed Ubuntu
compatible hardware.
Alec Wright

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