[ILUG] Irish(? French? EU?) site/company for (semi-)custom(?)
no-O/S or pre-installed Linux machimes?
felimwhiteley at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 16:27:42 GMT 2012
I used to live down in Lyon. LDLC were always pretty good. They sell machines
with no OS if you didn't fancy jsut getting th e components yourself.
A quick example: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00071758.html
On Friday 10 February 2012 17:15:55 Brian Foster wrote:
> Hello, [ Profuse apologies if this multiple-posts,
> I'm having a fecking awful time with an
> mindbogglingly astonishingly absymal
> horrible GUI (I *hate* Gmail!) .... ]
> My computer at home is dead. RIP. Hence, I am looking to
> buy a replacement. Does anyone know of, or can recommend,
> an Irish(? French? EU?) site/company which:
> (1) Offers so-called “naked” (no O/S) and/or pre-installed
> Linux machines? (Mostly interested in a desktop/tower
> rather than a laptop/server.)
> (2) Ships to France?
> and ideally
> (3) Offers (semi-)customized/customizable machines?
> One example USA site/company is ‘ibexpc <dot> com’
> (does anyone have any experience or comments about them?).
> Known lists of such sites include
> ‘lxer <dot> com/module/forums/t/23168/’
> and (but seems to be down at the moment?)
> ‘linux <dot> org/vendor/system/desktop.html’
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