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

Pete Stean peteste at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 8 11:47:25 BST 2007

Also, if you're considering a laptop as an addition or replacement to
your desktop machine, it's good to know that there's a product out
there that will "just work". Given the nightmares people have had
trying to get linux distros to install reliably on various laptops, if
I was considering a laptop right now and didn't want to take any risks
then I'd go for the Dell


On 08/10/2007, Daniel Lamb <daniel.lamb at dlcomputing.co.uk> wrote:
> I really like dell kit, not a fan of inspirons though would rather have
> latitudes though, personally I would rather dell offered it on a lot more
> machines rather than just them and 1 desktop.
> As for my professional relationship with Dell, they are the main pc
> manufacturer we put into clients and if we could get optiplexes and
> latitudes with Ubuntu on them I would seriously consider using them for
> this, and they have been told this also.
> Regards,
> Daniel
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
> [mailto:ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Alan Pope
> Sent: 08 October 2007 11:10
> To: British Ubuntu Talk
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Who's got/ordered Dell Ubuntu Laptops?
> Hi,
> On Mon, 2007-10-08 at 10:58 +0100, Daniel Lamb wrote:
> > Why buy the Dell laptop then?(and not another cheaper or maybe more
> > expensive but better model)
> >
> Some people like Dell kit :)
> > 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?
> >
> There's also the fact that you're showing Dell support. Proving that
> there are people out there who will buy a PC with non-Windows.
> Cheers,
> Al.
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