[wellylug] Clean laptops for Linux.

William Hamilton william.hamilton at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 17:44:22 NZST 2011


On 12 July 2011 23:51, Daniel Reurich <daniel at centurion.net.nz> wrote:

> On 12/07/11 22:21, Jethro Carr wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 2011-07-12 at 21:28 +1200, Daniel Reurich wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Is their reasonable interest withing this community for portable devices
>>> (tablets, netbooks, notebooks and laptops) without the usual bundled
>>> proprietary software?
>>>
>>> I ask because I am working on a potential arrangement whereby I will be
>>> able to get some product into NZ without any bundled OS licenses, and
>>> I'm trying to work out whether I can do so at prices and in volumes that
>>> would make this a worthwhile.
>>>
>>
>> FYI,
>>
>> Ian Beardslee (on NZOSS) has managed to get FreeDOS laptops via Ascent,
>>
>
> Hi Jethro,
>
> Yes, and that's good!  I've had another supplier say they can provide most
> HP "business models" as well with FreeDOS as the OS too, but in both cases
> it's 4 to 6 weeks wait.  I'm hoping for less then 7 day turn around...


options for tablet I would be interested in Daniel.

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