[ubuntu-uk] Geek Squad - Was: Re: Ubuntu Spotting - BBC
aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Fri Sep 5 00:09:03 BST 2008
Colin Murphy wrote:
> On Thursday 04 September 2008 07:23:57 Stephen O'Neill wrote:
> This bit:-
> "True to form when I'm too stupid to figure out how to do something in five
> minutes, I phone an expert.
> Geek Squad, [...]"
> came to me as a surprise, I would have expected Linux to be outside the Geek
> Squad comfort zone. Perhaps the opening negotiations in email were written
> as "I'm from the BBC and I'm trying to do this." by Gary Parkinson, but were
> read as "This guy's from the BBC and he will publicise Geek Squad!", by
> the 'Agent'. Maybe this encouraged Geek Squad to bend over
> backawar^h^h^Hlift a few fingers to help the guy.
> Maybe I'm being unfair over this, maybe Geek Squad should be listed by Ubuntu
> as a full support resource? Does anyone know what the Geek Squad official
> position is on Linux?
In my local carphone warehouse they have an elonex web book (with
ubuntu installed) on display as a free gift with one of their deals.
the default desktop background is Geek Squad logo.
Linux user #360648
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