[ubuntu-uk] ubuntu in india
andresmp at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 12:09:49 UTC 2012
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> Having been somebody who bought an Acer Aspire One linux installed
> computer from pcworld, the kernal installed was Linux Lite, and the guy
got one of those! I used the linpus os for a while. (Fedora derivative?) It was the quickest boot I had ever seen and have seen since! I changed to ubuntu netbook edition because of the extra (easy to install) functionallity brought by softwarecentre.
> told me, they had had almost all the linux laptops returned, biggest
> reasons, couldnt get it to connect to the internet, no support from
> ISPs, cant update/use apple products, same with Android
> product.....which is why stopped selling them. Acer Aspire also refused
> to support anybody who installed any other kernel during the warranty
> Nowadays, people will be reluctant to use a computer they cant use their
> apple products with.....
i thought that the only thing that does not work is itunes. And drm books and drm videos.
New versions of iDevices seem to update without connecting to a computer. Or so i was told. A collegue claims to only plug to computer to charge. She hates itunes.
> On 22/06/2012 09:16, Alan Pope wrote:
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> > On 22/06/12 08:09, Chris Fox wrote:
> > > From what I recall, they did for a while and it was a monumental
> > > failure. Perhaps it was before its time, perhaps Dell didn't do a
> > > good enough job of marketing it, but either way I think they did it
> > > for a while and then binned the idea.
> > >
> > Not true. They still sell Ubuntu laptops. I did a search just
> > yesterday and found about 10 of their models where Ubuntu was an
> > install option.
> > http://search.euro.dell.com/results.aspx?s=gen&c=uk&l=en&cs=&k=ubuntu&cat=all&x=0&y=0
tried the link but when i choose one it only offers w7 on next page. I'll keep trying.
> > Cheers,
> > - --
> > Alan Pope
> > Engineering Manager
> > Canonical - Product Strategy
> > +44 (0) 7973 620 164
> > alan.pope at canonical.com
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