[ubuntu-uk] buying a laptop?

Kris Douglas krisdouglas at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 18:40:26 UTC 2011

>From experience, the pcspecialists machines work faultlessly with Ubuntu.
Just fyi, You do need to use a proprietary wifi driver though.

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On 16 Jan 2011 17:40, "George Tripp" <luggeorge at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> 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?
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