[Gllug] (OT) Early Christmas

Chris Bell chrisbell at overview.demon.co.uk
Fri Aug 29 18:57:39 UTC 2008

On Fri 29 Aug, Christopher Hunter wrote:
> Why don't you want to install your own distro?  Dell provide Ubuntu
> pre-installed machines if you must, and that guarantees that all the
> hardware will work OK.  Adding additional distros is trivial - modern
> ones are really easy to install and largely configure themselves.

   Dell have a reputation for selling at a very low price with a very high
delivery charge, and unexpected charges if something fails (not our fault,
you switched it on!). They can also be just non-standard enough to make it
difficult to purchase spares and extras elsewhere.

Chris Bell NEW alternative address: chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Microsoft sells you Windows ... Linux gives you the whole house.

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