[clug] Can anyone suggest some place/shop to buy a laptop?

Carlo Hämäläinen carlo.hamalainen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 22:06:28 GMT 2007

On Nov 8, 2007 9:00 AM, Dale Shaw <dale.shaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> My advice is to either buy something online from an authorised
> reseller (hint: go to the manufacturer's web site and see a list of
> distributors/resellers) or go to a specialist PC retailer that sells
> "tier 1" brands (IBM/Sony/NEC/Toshiba/Acer etc.)

Speaking of IBM, they do refurbished laptops with brand new batteries
and a limited warranty:


My partner has a nice A22m (bought a while ago when IBM Australia also
had an eBay store) and a friend has a T40 that works just fine, both
running Ubuntu Linux.

-- Carlo

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