[kwlug-disc] Linux tax

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 8 13:40:48 EDT 2010


What is amazing is how they take advantage of people that does not know.

If you add the "extras" to make that computer comfortable:

99	Base
29	Dual Boot
15	512 MB
25	80 GB
99	Monitor
10	Speakers
19	CD-RW

296	Total

For almost that price you can get a refurbished laptop with Windows 7, 2 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD, DVD-RW, WiFi, Athlon 64.

Even in Futureshop you can get better deals for more current stuff.

Raul Suarez

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--- On Tue, 6/8/10, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> From: Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Linux tax
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Received: Tuesday, June 8, 2010, 3:20 AM
> It finally happened: 
> 
> http://www.pcexchange.com/Dell-Optiplex-GX260-Small-Form-Factor-p/2000-dell-gx260-s631.htm
> 
> Scroll down a bit until you get to the "Operating System"
> section.
> Note the difference between getting a system with WinXP Pro
> and
> getting an "Ubuntu Linux Desktop". 
> 
> - Paul
> 
> -- 
> http://pnijjar.freeshell.org
> 
> 
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