On Sunday, December 26, 2010 02:16:22 pm Nigel Ridley wrote:
> On 12/26/2010 06:46 PM, Alan Dacey Sr. wrote:
> > On Sunday, December 26, 2010 11:18:29 am Nigel Ridley wrote:
> >> I'm looking for a 10 inch netbook that I can install Linux (*buntu) on.
> >> I refuse to buy one with Windows pre-installed (a matter of principle) and have managed to find
> >> one offered without an OS.
> >> The only thing is is that I've never heard of it before. It's a Gigabook M817P N450 2GB 10.1'
> >> 250GB. I think the parent company is Gericom (German?).
> >> Does anybody know if they are any good and do they run Linux OK?
> >> Here is a link to the shop's web page that has the details (in Hebrew but all the details are in
> >> English):
> >> http://www.goldtop.co.il/show_details.asp?prod_id=29743&catid=919
> >> Any help/advice would be appreciated :-)
> >> Nigel
> > Entirely unfamiliar with the German netbook but there are other options.
> > I got an Inspiron Mini from Dell for the wife's business. Came with Ubuntu
> > pre-installed. It runs as well as anything with an ARM chip. Everything works
> > with no fuss, including wireless. She's very happy with it, and that is coming
> > from a windows user. She won't let me install the KDE netbook GUI on it though
> > There are also linux netbooks from System76 and ZaReason.
> > http://www.system76.com/product_info.php?cPath=28&products_id=105&osCsid=a ejl3t9laj9fup9uvoiop73730
> > http://zareason.com/shop/Terra-HD.html
> > Alan
> > -
> > "Ohhhh the boogie-men!"
> > Stan Hardy
> Shame we don't have those kind of offerings here in Israel :-(
Dell won't ship there? That blows
I remember reading in some list or blog about a vendor who sells bare computers in Europe.
Probably on planet Ubuntu or Kubuntu. They may ship to Israel.
I'll see if I can find it for you.
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