Where can I buy a linux-friendly laptop?

James Knott james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Sun Nov 20 16:20:16 UTC 2005

Paul King wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-11-20 at 06:25 -0500, James Knott wrote:
>> You might try Angel Computers in Mississauga.  They sell notebooks with
>> Linux or no OS installed for less than the same system with Windows.
>> http://www.angelcomputer.com/
> I've noticed that their 24-month lease (at 9.1%) appears to have higher
> interest than the 36-month lease (at 8.7%). While your overall payout
> would still be lower with 24 months, I would still negotiate, say a 7.7%
> interest rate (which is equitable with their 42-month plan, at a 9.4%
> interest rate). Of course, the cheapest payment plan is to pay cash up-
> front :-)
> Usually, a shorter payment plan ought to attract the lowest interest
> rate. Am I right, or am I missing something?

I try to avoiding vendor financing.  I'll use my debit or charge cards
instead.  Even the last two new cars I bought, I paid cash for.
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