When I bought my laptop in January, I wanted to make sure Ubuntu would have an easy time finding all the drivers for the hardware.

What better way to do this than with a live cd?

Anyway I figured they would be kind of weary of me booting a laptop with the Ubuntu live CD, especially when the boot menu option says “Install Ubuntu”.

I asked one of the employees at Staples and they obliged, although they were a little hesitant.

All went well and I ended up purchasing the laptop (an HP) because of it.

This guy did not have the same luck with Dell, interesting since you would think the Dell people would be a little more knowledgeable since they will be selling Dells preloaded with Ubuntu in the near future…

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