[ubuntu-uk] Buying a computer suitable for Ubuntu

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Tue Aug 23 10:41:37 UTC 2011

On 23/08/11 10:48, scoundrel50a wrote:
> On 23/08/11 10:19, jakewc2 wrote:
>> I have made some mistakes int he last computer I bought, I spoke to 
>> Acer yesterday, and found out that its highly probably, they wont be 
>> updating the graphics card, and they have no intentions to support 
>> Linux at all, just Windows...which is a little bit on the tunnel 
>> vision side, but hey, its their choice......I told him I had bought an 
>> Acer Aspire One with Linpus Linux Lite on it, and he said yep, that 
>> didnt last very long, which is why we wont be doing Linux..........and 
>> it working with Ubuntu 11.04 a fluke he says.....but its a tiny 
>> netbook, hard on the hands and eyes
>> A couple of months ago, somebody started a thread, and it turned into 
>> a few posts where urls were given to companies which sold either bare 
>> bones pc's or pc with Linux of some form or other on them......this 
>> problem of the back light doesnt look like as if its going to get 
>> fixed for this laptop, so I need a laptop that is going to take 
>> installing 11.04 and above......
>> I dont have a  lot of money, so could somebody point me in the 
>> direction of a good barebones computer that I can install 11.04 on 
>> with few problems and can take any of the new updates in the 
>> future........I dont want to make that mistake again, and waste all 
>> that money.......that I dont have........I dont do games or huge lots 
>> of graphics, so it is just a pc or pc or laptop that works with 11.04 
>> in a fast enough way.....that doesnt take hours to load a page....
>> Thank You
>> John

You might consider this Meenee, I have one and I have published review

alan cocks
Ubuntu user

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