[Wolves] Operating system free Laptop - where to buy local(ish)

simon burke simonb at geek-web.co.uk
Wed Feb 20 12:56:12 GMT 2008

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From: wolves-bounces at mailman.lug.org.uk on behalf of ArchLinuxUser dick_turpin
Sent: Wed 20/02/2008 12:41
To: Wolverhampton Linux User Group
Subject: Re: [Wolves] Operating system free Laptop - where to buy local(ish)
On 20/02/2008, Wayne <waynelists at machx.co.uk> wrote:

>> I want a new laptop without windows so I can install Linux, where can I
>>  get one?
>>  Don't suppose places like pc world are any use? I like to get there and
>>  then as I hate waiting for
>>  couriers. Toshiba/Sony my favourite brands. £500-£600 budget.
>Um its not gonna happen not for those brands at any rate. You can get
>one from Dell as you may already know, I believe it will come with
>windows you need to refuse the license and one or two other hoops.
>However I think Dell are pretty clued up on this situation now, give
>them a ring and ask.

You can get n-series latops from Dell which do not have and OS installed but get shipped with a copy of freeDOS. This is what I did with my laptop. Though I had to pay a little extra for the priviledge.


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