[ubuntu-uk] Best Buy .....

Paul Mellors prjmellors at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 20:28:31 UTC 2011

Hello Barry

I was just in there this very afternoon and was wearing my Maverick
T-shirt....one guy said, you need to upgrade your t-shirt to Natty :)
 I had to chuckle :)


p.s  interested in an ubuntu hour at some point in nottingham?

On 2 August 2011 12:39, Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:
> Hi there ....  following the 'Surprised in PC World' thread ....  our
> Nottingham PC world is extremely unhelpful when the word 'Linux' is
> mentioned.  Recently a 'Best Buy' store opened just over the road from
> PC world and I popped in yesterday deliberately mentioning Linux.
> The assistant I spoke to obviously knew a bit about Linux, but called
> over a colleague.  He walked over to the printers and showed me several
> with a penguin on the box and told me that all of these (pointing to
> several others) should 'just work' but go on the internet and check your
> distro first.  He also told me that Acer was now producing a netbook
> with Ubuntu pre-installed, but sadly, they didn't sell it!
> I was delighted to find someone who actually knew something!  This may
> be just our local branch, but for me it was a welcome change.
> Regards,                Barry.
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