[ubuntu-uk] buying a laptop?
sean at seanmiller.net
Mon Jan 17 09:58:54 UTC 2011
On 17 January 2011 09:53, Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 09:29 +0000, Scrase, Eddie wrote:
> > Although I haven't bought a laptop from them, from past experience I can
> > recommend the Linux emporium (linuxemporium.co.uk).
> I've heard very good reports about them, but looking at their website, I
> thought they were a tad expensive. Is their stuff higher spec than your
> average Computer World items?
That's always been a concern of mine... they always seem excessive in terms
of price vs. specification and I don't understand this, because surely
building a machine WITHOUT Windows (and its costly licences, even
considering OEM) ought to be CHEAPER?
So why do Linux Emporium laptops not start at about £225 (if we consider
that you can buy a Windows one from Tesco and/or PC World for £299 ?
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