[ubuntu-uk] SOT - Pre-installed Linux machine vendors

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 16:02:17 UTC 2012

On 14 October 2012 16:24, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> Liam, the 'Ubuntu compatible'  market might be a very useful supplementary
> business line for them. I personally do not need a preinstall nor any
> support, but as Gordon finds, I also would need a verified Ubuntu compatible
> laptop at some time. I can do my own install in a trice, but seeking out
> compat hardware is a hard task. I hope it will be worth them considering?
> There is a significant gap in the UK market here.They might get rushed off
> their feet!

I agree, but currently, there isn't really the staff availability to
prep an image - I'd almost certainly be doing that myself - we don't
really have enough people to offer much in the way of support if we
were still to offer the machine(s) at a competitive price with the
likes of Novatech - and finally they are uncertain how to promote the

However, I've been urging this for a year or 2 now. I'll send on your
email by way of further encouragement!

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