[ubuntu-uk] Carphone Warehouse offer Ubuntu

Andy stude.list at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 31 12:31:29 BST 2008

John Levin wrote:
> http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2008/07/24/say-hello/
> Anyone played with one of these?

The ones on the Carphone Warehouse website are Windows XP. Still waiting
to see if the Ubuntu ones go online at some point.

Can't imagine them being terribly popular, of the two "free" laptops on
the Carphone Warehouse site they are the worst spec, slower CPU, half
the RAM and no Optical Drive. Also only has one option for 3G at the
moment (Orange) where as the "free" Vista Laptop has a choice of 5

The XP version on the web is currently £249 to buy standalone, will be
interesting to see if this remains the same when it becomes Ubuntu.


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