[ubuntu-za] Advice please - Dell laptop
kmf at fischer.org.za
Tue Mar 8 08:35:00 UTC 2016
Usually a Microsoft License is included in the price, and lives and dies
with the machine,
If those guys have stock, of that machine, I'm about 10 minutes walk from
and I'll go fire up 'n live USB to see if everything is working on the
I'm not sure if Dell sells the Sputnik or any other Ubuntu machines locally
On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 8:57 AM, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:
> Good morning all,
> Some advice will be appreciated.
> A friend's laptop was stolen, the insurance has offered him the
> replacement detailed below.
> He uses Ubuntu, therefore does not need the Win 10 installation.
> If he asks for a laptop loaded with Ubuntu or with no OS, then perhaps he
> can avoid Microsoft licence fees and ask for something else to be added -
> but what?
> Many thanks,
> Laptop details NBDEI35424005045W10S DELL INSPIRON 3542, Black, 15.6-inch
> HD (1366 x 768) Truelife LED-Backlit Display, 4th Generation Intel Core
> i3-4005U Processor (3M Cache, 1.70 GHz), 4GB Single Channel DDR3L 1600MHz
> (4GBx1), 500GB 5400rpm SATA 6Gbs, Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to
> DVD/CD), Windows 10 Home Single Language (64bit) English, DW 1705 + BT4.0
> [802.11bgn + Bluetooth 4.0, 2.4 GHz, 1x1], No Fingerprint Reader, English
> keyboard without backlight, WEBCAM, Intel(R) HD Graphics 4400, Cannot be
> downgraded , No Bag, MS Office 2013 Trial, 1 Year Collect & Return hardware
> support included with your PC, No 3G Upgrade, No Modem, 40 WHr, 4-Cell
> Battery (removable) Regards Basil Jordan Tel: 012 - 346 4907/8/9 Fax:
> 012-346 4906 basilj at pgdigital.co.za Shop 2C, Cherry Lane Centre Fehrsen
> Street, Brooklyn Pretoria Gauteng
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