[ubuntu-uk] Dell mini 10v costs more with Ubuntu than with XP

James Milligan lake54 at lake54.com
Sun May 31 14:28:09 BST 2009


Ah right. Makes more sense now.

Would a small independent store (like I've been asking about) need to  
pay that as well?

I think I remember hearing about something like this a while back on  
the list.

Thanks

James

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On 31 May 2009, at 14:23, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:

> 2009/5/31 James Milligan <lake54 at lake54.com>:
>> Boom! That's me out of the water lol. Are they made to pay for it or
>> out of 'generosity'?
>>
>
> As I understand it (i.e. this may be factually inaccurate) any OEM
> wishing to sell Ubuntu branded as Ubuntu needs to pay a license to
> Canonical for the use of the trademarked name. I believe there are
> also restrictions upon what you can do, for example you can't
> pre-install skype, but can pre-install some codec bundles (which are
> an additional license cost).
>
> Cheers,
> Al.
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