[ubuntu-uk] buying a laptop?

Kingsid3 . kingsid3 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 17:42:50 UTC 2011


If it were me i'd just look for a laptop that i like. 98% of things
can be fixed IMO with some terminal fun :)

Whats your budget?

Simon

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 5:39 PM, George Tripp <luggeorge at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Up to now I've put Ubuntu on ancient PCs I already had. Currently I'm thinking
> about getting a laptop but don't want to spend my hard earned cash find I've
> bought something that can't run the operating system I wish to.
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> Looked at a couple of companies which will sell machines without any op system.
> Pcspecialists: apparently there's a problem that the touchhpad doesn't work with
> ubuntu
> Novatech: don't know if their hardware is compatible with ubuntu or not
>
> Looked round PC World a few machines there look reasonable spec/price but don't
> appear on the Ubuntu-certified hardware list.
>
> What do other people do? Any advice?
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