Need assistance

Derek Broughton derek at
Mon Mar 23 12:54:28 UTC 2009


> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>     My advice is to take the Laptop back to where you bought it and get
>> all your money back. It's clear Dell has no idea how to fix the WiFi and
>> that is criminal! If they sell it as having WiFi you can take them to
>> court.
> Why recommend a "shoot first and ask questions later" strategy first?
> It's needlessly antagonistic and certainly does nothing to advance the
> cause of Linux at Dell.

Because Dell is criminally irresponsible about support.

> Never attribute to malice that which you can attribute to mere
> incompetence. I don't think it's a deliberate policy at Dell to not 
> support the Ubuntu they bundle with some of their machines. 

I KNOW it's deliberate policy at Dell to simply not support the machines
they sell - with Ubuntu or Windows.

> There is no way that 
> Dell would have bundled Ubuntu with anything if they couldn't support it.

LOL.  I might as well just quit for the day, because I won't be reading
anything that funny again.  Dell's policy is to offer to support
practically anything, charge you for it, and then ignore you when you try
to hold them to it.

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