[ubuntu-uk] Choice of laptop

Gareth France gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk
Mon Nov 3 13:07:45 UTC 2014

That looks great, however the message here would be no operating system, 
not quite so strong as saying I want linux. Shame they don't offer it as 
an option.

On 03/11/14 13:04, George DiceGeorge wrote:
> Novatech, Portsmouth UK
> http://www.novatech.co.uk
> I bought this machine there.
> [george]
> -----Original Message----- From: Gareth France
> Sent: Monday, 03 November, 2014 12:57
> To: UK Ubuntu Talk
> Subject: [ubuntu-uk] Choice of laptop
> I firmly believe part of the problem with Linux adoption is that we all
> go out, buy Windows machines and then wipe them. This sends out the
> message to manufacturers that we want Windows on our machines and so the
> cycle continues.
> I'm looking to purchase a laptop shortly and would much prefer to buy a
> machine with Linux pre-installed but of course choice is limited. I was
> wondering what budget machines are available and recommended. Yes I know
> Dell will sell me one for a sqillion pounds but I'm looking to spend
> about £500.
> Thanks

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