[ubuntu-uk] Who's got/ordered Dell Ubuntu Laptops?

Daniel Lamb daniel.lamb at dlcomputing.co.uk
Mon Oct 8 10:58:44 BST 2007


Why buy the Dell laptop then?(and not another cheaper or maybe more
expensive but better model)

Surely the point in buying a Dell Ubuntu laptop is that there is support
with it to help setup the pc, isn't this is more an end user thing?

Or am I being stupid?

Regards,
Daniel

-----Original Message-----
From: ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
[mailto:ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Matthew Daubney
Sent: 08 October 2007 10:24
To: British Ubuntu Talk
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Who's got/ordered Dell Ubuntu Laptops?

Sean Miller wrote:
> Not quite on topic, though not far off, but I wonder... what's the 
> situation regarding support from Dell if you choose to upgrade your 
> Ubuntu or tweak the settings?
>
> Is it possible to invalidate a warranty or lose support by moving away 
> from the version that comes pre-installed?
>
> Sean
No idea, but since I didn't buy into the support package, I don't 
suppose it really makes any difference to me. The only reason I'd need 
to contact Dell is if there was a hardware fault. Most OS/Software 
faults I can diagnose/repair myself.

-Matt Daubney

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