Ubuntu Laptop Goes on Sale Today
It’s finally here, Ebuyer’s first Linux Laptop goes on sale today! The HP 255 G1 is available from today on the Ebuyer website for £219.99 and will be available with the Ubuntu Operating System.
The 15.6 inch laptop is powered by an AMD Dual Core E1 processor, has 4GB of RAM and a 750GB Hard Drive. It also has the usual array of USB ports, a HDMI connector, webcam and Bluetooth.
The machine is ideal for Linux fans, those looking for a “no-OS” system or those moving away from a Windows/Mac dominated computing
The laptop is the first of its kind in the UK and expected to be popular with PC enthusiasts.
Ubuntu is currently difficult to acquire pre-installed on a computer in Europe, with the existing market focus around South America and China. A popular launch here would hopefully spur manufacturers of on to equip more laptops with the open OS.