[ubuntu-uk] Choice of laptop
zleap at zleap.net
Thu Nov 6 21:24:22 UTC 2014
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On 06/11/14 21:01, Barry Drake wrote:
> On 05/11/14 15:22, Bill B. wrote:
>> We also need to [always], whether we know the answer or not ask
>> one question when dealing with "big companies". "Does in work
>> with Linux"?
> Our local PCWorld has a policy (official) that staff must say: "We
> don't support Linux". I complained to head office and was told:
> "This is because we don't sell anything with Linux installed."
Apart from Android devices, and maybe chomebooks
I made a further
> complaint that they DO sell peripherals that can work with Linux.
> I got back a fairly positive answer (for PCWorld). I went to the
> local store to look at printers. I showed them the e-mail and
> asked the question.
> I don't think the staff members I talked to had a clue what I was
> talking about. I went to look at the printers they had in stock.
> I was approached by a staff member asking 'Can I help you sir?'. I
> told him what I was looking for and he was really helpful. It
> turned out that he was not a staff member but an HP rep. 'All of
> our printers are fully compatible with Linux. He made his point
> and I now have a very nice HP printer/scanner.
> Regards, Barry.
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