[PLUG] netbook recommendation needed

Amit Karpe amitkarpe at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 04:13:28 PDT 2010


On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 4:35 PM, pavithran s <pavi.eu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16 August 2010 15:11, Amit Karpe <amitkarpe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I suggest you to prefer Dell Mini 10, which will cost you 15K to 18K.
>> Works well with Ubuntu Linux.
>
> Is Dell or for that matter any netbook vendor bundling GNU/Linux with
> the netbook or atleast is giving a freedos or something Non-windows on
> it ?

There very less chances of getting Non-Window on latest Laptop.
Recently I had visited Dell showroom at Pune. Only Dell Inspiron 15 R
have option for freedos.
Even salesman was promoting  pre-install Window on laptop.

--
Regards
Amit Karpe.
http://www.amitkarpe.com/



>
> As far as I know most of the machines come bundled with Microsoft's
> windows and we all who buy the machines are paying for the windows
> license in the price . I have heard of some very succesfull lawsuits
> demanding windows license money if you don't accept the EULA .
> Some have got like 25-60 euros in return from the vendors . Lets do
> something of that sort in India . All we need is a good lawyer :)
>
> Regards,
> Pavithran
>
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