[ubuntu-uk] buying a laptop?
andybraben at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 17:47:39 UTC 2011
On 16 January 2011 17:42, Kingsid3 . <kingsid3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
> On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 5:39 PM, George Tripp <luggeorge at yahoo.co.uk>
> > Up to now I've put Ubuntu on ancient PCs I already had. Currently I'm
> > about getting a laptop but don't want to spend my hard earned cash find
> > bought something that can't run the operating system I wish to.
> > Looked at a couple of companies which will sell machines without any op
> > 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
> > appear on the Ubuntu-certified hardware list.
> > What do other people do? Any advice?
I have had no problems or issues at all putting Ubuntu on Acer products. I
certainly have not had "terminal fun" with them!
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