Re: The Microsoft tax
On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 02:00:28PM +1100, Matthew Dalton wrote:
> Erik Steffl wrote:
> > > What do you do if you want to buy a laptop? I think buying a laptop
> > > without windoze is nearly impossible (at least here in austria) :(((
> > >
> > > Bernhard
> > there's more and more companies selling computers with linux
> > preinstalled, some of them probably notebooks as well, I have no idea
> > about Austrian sources of penguin equipped notebooks or computers but I
> > guess quick look through ads in computer magazines would reveal few
> > companies... probably
> Or not.
> It's pretty much impossible to buy a laptop with Linux pre-installed
> here in Australia, even from companies that sell linux-preinstalled
> laptops in other countries (ie. USA).
> Your chances are much better if you live in the US.
ASUS have offered a linux installed laptop to a friend of mine here.
Wish I could afford one!!