[ubuntu-za] Are there any problems running Ubuntu on a Intel Quad ?
darrel at celebrationsfs.co.za
Thu Feb 11 12:09:20 GMT 2010
On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 13:58 +0200, Charl Wentzel wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 12:28 +0200, Ewald Horn wrote:
> > On 11 February 2010 12:21, Andre Rossouw <andre at arnet.co.za> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 11:43 +0200, Helge Reikeras wrote:
> > >
> > > Can one actually do this?
> > Yes, that OEM thing is quite a pain. What I do is I order components
> > and then build the machine myself. This way I don't pay for ANY
> > Microtos junk that I don't want.
> I source my equipment from suppliers that build custom machines, in
> which case you have to specify Windows if you want it included.
> These suppliers are not only cheaper than main retailers but you can
> still buy quality stuff such as Intel motherboards etc. You still get a
> full warranty on the hardware without those "warrenty void if broken"
> stickers. And best of all, you don't have to pay for Windows if you are
> not going to use it!!
> There are plenty of these guys online. The drawback is that can't walk
> into a store and "pick one".
What happens if you buy a Notebook ?
More information about the ubuntu-za