[clug] Looking for a netbook

Ian McLeod ianmcleod75 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 23:15:17 MDT 2009

well at least I suppose XP licenses are cheap these days but it's still 
annoying to pay for something we don't need.  May as well get it as a 
dual boot option as long as the chosen unit can run Ubuntu with full 

Andrew Janke wrote:
>>> Particularly in Australia, its very hard to get a netbook that ships with
>>> Linux now, so you are unlikely to avoid paying for Windows unless you import
>>> - which of course has its own set of problems.
>> Apparently not accepting the EULA entitles one to a refund on the licence
>> portion of the cost.
> Well not so much as some manufacturers take the line that if you don't
> like it (ie: not fit for purpose) then take the whole thing back for a
> refund.
> Perhaps ring the ACCC and ask. :)
> a

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