[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu laptop
d1version at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 7 16:39:51 UTC 2016
I'm still using 12.04 - I thought it was supported for 5 years, so
there's another year to go. Also, I would expect a machine which runs
12.04 would manage 16.04 without too much trouble, and might be cheaper
as it has an older OS on it. There's not much else around at the £200 mark.
On 07/04/16 17:31, Tony Pursell wrote:
> Hi Jim
> I wouldn't by that one as one comment say it comes with 12.04 (which is out
> of support) and you can't easily update it because of the driver for the
> Realtek wifi card.
> I would go for any other computer that will run 14.04 or 16.04 out of the
> box, whether or not I had to overwrite the Windows on it. You don't save
> much money by going for one with Ubuntu on it.
> On 7 April 2016 at 16:26, Jim Price <d1version at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Does anyone know of a supplier of Ubuntu laptops who would accept payment
>> by cheque? I'm told eBuyer don't for this one:
>> Any alternatives in a similar price range (£200 after trade-in for this
>> one) would be appreciated too.
>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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