[ubuntu-uk] buying a laptop?

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Mon Jan 17 14:32:09 UTC 2011

On 17 January 2011 14:23, Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:
> Just went through the process and looked at the shipping.  A 10.1"
> Netbook ships to the UK at $130 something - a good percentage of the
> cost of the netbook!!!

I didn't say it was value for money :)

I have often pondered setting up a cottage business buying naked
laptops and ubuntifying them, but can't see there's a huge margin in
it, but there's the potential to get sucked into very long protracted
support conversations, negating any profit made.


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