[kwlug-disc] Linux tax

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Tue Jun 8 13:21:30 EDT 2010

----- Original Message -----
> Everything will be a disk image they just blow on. Likely refurb too.
> Never seen a Dell arriving with Linux, but with Windows 7 you're doing
> a wee bit to identify yourself, then auto-installing the OS. On my
> eee, from a partition containing an self-extracting image provided by
> MS. I expect the same will be true of Linux.

I've only seen a couple of refurbs in my life and they still had the corporate image of whatever company they came out of. 

In my mind "refurb" means "we did nothing and rely on the you, the customer, to test."

John Van Ostrand 
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