Re: [Hampshire] Where to get Debian computer?

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Author: aidangcole--- via Hampshire
To: Hampshire LUG Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Hampshire] Where to get Debian computer?

Here's some links that might be worth exploring (in no particular order)

UK, Linux OEM

Overseas, Linux OEM

There's also the option of someone like Novatech -  and then just do your own installation of
whatever Linux distro you want.


On 01/06/2021 12:22, Peter Alefounder via Hampshire wrote:
> My desktop computer has gone wrong. On starting it, I get a brief
> view of the usual text etc, then the screen goes blank. Holding
> down F2 is supposed to enter a set-up procedure, but all I get is a
> short bleep and a blank screen.
> I think the main board has failed. The machine is now about 7 years
> old, so probably due for replacement anyway. Where could I get a
> computer with Debian and KDE (if that is still available)? I would
> not be connecting this to the internet, and in any case, my
> connection would not be good enough for downloading a complete
> system. Hence the requirement for a system already set up and ready
> to run.
> The existing machine was made by DNUK, I think they changed their
> name and may well have vanished. I have just found out that a local
> repair/construct place, Portswood Computers, has closed down.
> Internet searches produced some links, but they either don't work
> or lead to Windows dealers.
> So, where can Linux machines be obtained these days? I would be
> grateful for any advice.
> Peter Alefounder.

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