How to avoid the Apple tax?

Michael R. Head burner at
Fri Aug 24 14:47:10 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 16:33 +0200, Richard Bennett wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 16:23:57 +0200, Michael R. Head  
> <burner at> wrote:
> >> I don't know if Dell will sell Ubuntu machines to Belgium, yet though...
> > Also, system76 ( has 4.5" Ubuntu laptops.
> Yeah, but they don't ship to Europe.
> acktually have the same MSI computer in a  
> barebones version, without windows, and they do ship to europe, but with  
> shipping and tax it costs a lot more than a Macbook, and takes much  
> longer...

Gotcha. If you have a friend in France, you could get the inspiron 6400n
shipped there from

But yeah, that sucks... too bad the Ubuntu-on-laptop market isn't fully
globalized :-/

> Thanks for the tips anyway,
> Richard.
Michael R. Head <burner at>

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