[ubuntu-uk] Carphone Warehouse offer Ubuntu

Matt Jones matt at mattjones.me.uk
Thu Jul 31 12:35:39 BST 2008

I *think* the Ubuntu one was £219, but I wasn't looking that closely. I was
waiting for my top up for the EEE's three modem and thought 'ooh, Ubuntu!'

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 12:31 PM, Andy <stude.list at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 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
> providers.
> 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.
> Andy
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