[ubuntu-uk] New netbook?

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 16:14:25 UTC 2014

PCSpecialist machines are essentially the same ones that System 76 use so
they should be fine, and if not the System 76 drivers should help.


On 4 October 2014 17:01, Barry Drake <ubuntu-advertising at gmx.com> wrote:

> On 04/10/14 16:24, Mark Fraser wrote:
>> There's the 11.6" Mirage II from PC Specialist which is £237 if you
>> remove Windows 8. http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/notebooks/mirageII/
> That sounds interesting.  Thanks.  I've bought two desktops from
> pcspecialist and have been delighted.  My only gripe is that they
> absolutely refuse to talk Linux as part of company policy so you are on
> your own if there are OS problems or incompatibilities.  When I spoke on
> the phone a few years ago, they told me off the record that every batch of
> laptops that comes in has a variation in the electronics in some small way
> that 'might' affect Linux drivers.  I imagine things have stabilised since
> then but it does make me slightly wary.  Am I being over cautious?
> The size would be ideal - it isn't much bigger than my Sammy, but the spec
> is even better than my current desktop.
> Regards,        Barry.
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