[kwlug-disc] netbooks without windows

Dave Cramer davec at visibleassets.com
Wed Jun 23 15:21:38 EDT 2010


Don't see why not, OEM's do it all the time.

besides who's gonna complain ?

--dc--

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 3:05 PM, Insurance Squared Inc.
<gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:
> lol.  I don't think you can actually can you?  Is that allowed?
>
> I can however sell you a mandriva license if you need.  I'll include a DVD
> copy and a backup DVD copy for your archives.  $50, though I can discount in
> larger volumes.
>
>
>
> On 23/06/10 03:01 PM, Dave Cramer wrote:
>>
>> I'm sure you could sell the key
>>
>> Dave
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 2:56 PM, Insurance Squared Inc.
>> <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>  wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Just a thought.  While all my net/notebooks run linux, I don't mind
>>> buying
>>> one with XP installed.  I buy it then wipe it :).  My attitude is that
>>> when
>>> I go to sell it, whoever buys it is probably going to want windows.  So I
>>> get my money back then.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 23/06/10 02:39 PM, Johnny F wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> note: I sent this a number of times without it showing up on the list,
>>>> I apologize if this is a duplicate.
>>>>
>>>> ---
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Wondering if anyone could make a recommendation on the best place to get
>>>> a notebook without windows in Canada. I need the netbook primarily for
>>>> my electronics bench (writing code, flashing microcontrollers), and
>>>> secondarily as a lightweight laptop for browsing the internet when I
>>>> leave home and don't want to carry a 10 pound laptop around (which is
>>>> also huge and power hungry).
>>>>
>>>> Places I've looked:
>>>>
>>>>  - Dell:
>>>>        seems they only offer the ubuntu option in the states.
>>>>        Haven't had much luck getting Dell Canada to offer me a
>>>>        non-windows netbook.
>>>>
>>>>  - System76:
>>>>        based in the states. They have nice a nice ubuntu netbook
>>>>        but the high international shipping costs make it somewhat
>>>>        cost-prohibitive. (over $100 for a $360 netbook)
>>>>
>>>> Ideally this netbook would be in the $300-500 range. Any help or
>>>> experiences you can offer would be greatly appreciated. If it was also
>>>> available in Canada that would be ideal.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Johnny
>>>>
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