[ubuntu-uk] buying a laptop?

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Mon Jan 17 18:18:31 UTC 2011


On 17/01/11 14:01, Barry Drake wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 13:41 +0000, alan c wrote:
>>  If low cost is very important, then, yes, ethical decisions become
>>  difficult.
>
> When I bought my Dell Mini 10v last year, pre-loaded with Ubuntu, cost
> was a factor, but ethical considerations were met as well.  It's been
> fine so far, except for the webcam which died.  Dell collected it,
> mended it and got it back to me quickly and painlessly (except for what
> I said before, talking to the right Indian was not easy).  One of
> several times, I got through to a lovely lady who talked through the
> problem and then said "We're going to need to use remote access so I can
> take a look".  I told her I was on Ubuntu (as supplied) and she

a heads up:
Teamviewer works ok with ubuntu. no cost for non commercial use, which 
is useful for friends.
-- 
alan cocks
Ubuntu user



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