[ubuntu-uk] buying a laptop?

Sean Miller sean at seanmiller.net
Mon Jan 17 10:45:55 UTC 2011

On 17 January 2011 10:24, Alan Lord (News) <alanslists at gmail.com> wrote:

> Erm, I bet Tesco/PC World buy a shedload more machines than Linux Emporium
> could ever do and so will get much better volume discounts on the hardware
> even before you take into consideration the crapware kickbacks I mentioned
> above.

So why don't Linux Emporium, then, simply go to PC World, negotiate a deal
for multiple PCs (50 £299 machines I am sure they'd give them for £200 or
thereabouts, maybe £250 at a pinch) and then merely install Ubuntu and put
the price back up to £299 again?

£50/machine profit, can't be bad.

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