[ubuntu-uk] New computer nightmare!

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Fri Mar 14 13:51:48 GMT 2008


Keith Powell wrote:
> norman wrote:
>>> This is rather O/T, but I hope no one minds!
>>> My computer is getting rather 'long in the tooth' (just like its owner), 
>>> so I have been thinking of getting a new one. If I built my own and 
>>> something didn't work, I'd be lost. So I will have to buy. But which 
>>> machine?
>> <snip>
>> I understand your rant and have been through it. In the end, I decided
>> to buy from a supplier who would build a machine to my specification,
>> supply with no operating system installed and be reasonably priced. I
>> have never looked back and now two other members of the family have
>> similar machines.
>> Norman
> Probably the best way to go, Norman.
> Was it a national supplier, or one local to you?

Aria are based in Manchester, as are Micro Direct, who will build a
machine to your spec.

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