[Ma-linux] Latest on Dell and Linux
jhart at kevla.org
Fri Aug 17 16:38:28 EDT 2007
Hang in there, go through with the purchase.
Then, I say send Michael Dell an email asking him why it is SO HARD to order a
simple little laptop from Dell. Don't threaten to not do business with them
again, just let them know that next time you will look at other options before
considering Dell, and let your frineds/family know why you are looking at
> This week I actually managed to talk to a Dell representative about my
> Inspiron 1505 with Linux on it. She told me that laptop was now out of
> production. She claimed that one would be sent to me no later than the
> 20th. I did some checking on the Dell website. They are no longer
> advertising that model. They also do not seem to be offering Linux
> machines of any sort either -- at least on the website.
> I'm thinking about canceling the order.
> Any recommendations? Yes, I could buy a regular laptop and install
> Linux, but I'd rather have a system ready to go -- if that's possible.
> Chuck Divine <chuck.divine at comcast.net>
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