[FoRK] New laptop: Macbook vs. brand X + Ubuntu

Reese howell.r at inkworkswell.com
Mon May 3 07:56:34 PDT 2010


On 03-May-10 10:46, Bill Stoddard wrote:

>> It has been my experience, rubbing elbows with people who run PC or
>> Mac at work and who have a Mac laptop for personal use, a majority
>> have had to return the laptop for repairs after some sort of hardware 
>> failure. The most recent is a Macbook purchased in the last 2 months,
>> returned about 3 weeks ago.
>>
> My experience is mixed.  I've had no problems in 2+ years with my 
> MacBook pro.  The iMac, ohoh, has been in for service two times.  I 
> recommend purchasing the 3 year service extension.

I'll ask that guy I know for the model and if he ordered anything
special or if it was an off-the-shelf purchase.

Reese



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