[ubuntu-uk] MeeNee Notebook preinstalled Ubuntu £225

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 22:09:31 UTC 2011


On 26 June 2011 22:49, Matthew Wild <mwild1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 26 June 2011 18:14, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
> > On 25 June 2011 20:05, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> >> Purchased new notebook laptop 'MeeNee' brand (?)
> >>
> >
> > I managed to blag one from the manufacturer to review on the podcast.
> > If there's any specific things people want tested on this thing, let
> > us know.
> >
>
> Of all things, I'm curious about the wifi kill switch. I've
> encountered laptops in the past where they are software-based (as
> most/all seem to be nowadays) and don't work terribly well in
> Ubuntu/Linux. This kind of issue affects battery life and being able
> to use them in (supposed) no-wifi-allowed places. Actually since it
> appears to have Bluetooth, the same questions apply there...
>
>
I've seen a few laptops with kill switches now and haven't found one that
doesn't  work with Ubuntu. There's usually a method of turning them off in
BIOS.

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