started this week in China to sell computers with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, expanding its retail presence as it dramatically extends 1,500 establishments of the main cities of the Asian giant.
Canonical’s announcement contrasts with the difficulties in some regions Linux lovers to buy computers with pre-installed some distribution.
addition to the direct purchase of HP laptops with Ubuntu, Chinese consumers will find in these establishments brochures and marketing materials to help you with your purchase. 4,000 employees have been trained in the use and demonstration of the advantages of Ubuntu.
In principle, the available computers are the Pavillion G14 and G15 , for consumer laptops available since last weekend for $ 620/500 euros to change from yuan. It is not difficult to conclude that the path of pre-installed on new computers is faster to increase the adoption of desktop Linux. And have real alternatives to Windows under user choice Think you will ever arrive?