[ubuntu-uk] Question about Ubuntu installed Dell Laptops....

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 08:38:21 GMT 2008

2008/11/5 John <jakewc2 at sky.com>:
> I am sorry if this has come up before, also about cross posting, but I
> havent been able to find anything about it, so wanted to as about it.
> I am a from the UK, and because of my laptop not being up to Ubuntu
> specs, I have been looking into buying a laptop with ubuntu already
> installed. I have a friend in the USA that has just bought what he says
> is a really good Dell laptop with ubuntu in it for just over $400. I
> have been looking at the UK Dell site to fimd that the very basic Ubuntu
> Installed laptops by Dell, start at £300 plus Vat almost double the
> pirce in the USA.

Hi John,

I paid £299 including VAT and delivery for an Ubuntu Inspiron 1525
from the UK site in April. A friend has just bought the same model
(with a bigger hard disk) for the same price.

I chose all the basic options, which kept the cost down, but I'm very
happy with it.



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