Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Mar 2013 23:41 UTC, submitted by Nth_Man
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "HP, the worlds biggest PC vendor as of 2012, has today launched a brand new all-in-one PC running Ubuntu. But the real 'wow' factor comes from its pricing. At just GBP 349 HP have pitched the PC well within the reach of your average consumer. A similar, though not identical, model is also available with Windows 8 priced at GBP 499."
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Options are always nice.
by tkeith on Wed 6th Mar 2013 11:12 UTC
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I'm thoroughly convinced that some people are never happy. The thought that big names like HP and Dell would be putting out Linux boxes would have been unheard of just a few years ago. If you truly want the end of Windows dominance you have to support the change. Just because Ubuntu is starting to use other "non-standard" components in their software stack doesn't mean they aren't open source and beneficial to the community.

About 4 years ago Dell came out with their mini 9 with Ubuntu and I put my money where my mouth is and bought one specifically with Ubuntu. Now the hardware durability and software support were not world class, but I hopefully helped show that there is a market for non-windows PCs. If I needed a new desktop I would seriously consider this.

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