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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] What manufacturer's model of computer out of t
Re: [libreplanet-discuss] What manufacturer's model of computer out of the box is ready to go all setup with free software?
Wed, 03 Jul 2019 03:28:26 -0400
Thank you folks!
How about a desktop?
What manufacturer's model of an all in one desktop!?...
instead of an apple imac.
For complete novices getting their first computer, what manufacturer's
model desktop is available/reputable?... out of the box ready to go all
setup with free software that fully respects freedom.
Roberto Beltran <address@hidden> writes:
> First place to look would be the fsf certified stuff:
> If you search "libreboot" on ebay you will also see some people selling
freed thinkpads and installation services. You might decide to take a chance on
something like that.
> If your needs aren't met with those options, the next best thing would be
one of these sellers:
> That way you at least have a 100% free OS. However, you will have some
critical freedom (and therefore also security and privacy) issues closer to the
bill-auger <email@example.com> writes:
> most desktop computers will work just fine - the usual problems
> are the wifi and graphics devices - wifi is relatively
> inexpensive and easy to replace - the graphics device is a
> bigger concern; but the generally will work out of the box,
> albeit without 3D acceleration - the only new desktops ive seen
> lately that look to be troublesome are the "ryzoms"
> but, the topic specifically includes: "all setup with free
> software"; and that is a very different question - the answer to
> that question is not much related to any manufacturer; but more
> about the vendor who curates them the libre OS on them - for the
> answer to that question, simply shop at the one of these
> libre-friendly internet shops nearest you:
Milan Kupcevic <address@hidden> writes:
> Take a look at this Dell factory shipped laptop with Ubuntu 18.4