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Acer will not release Linux-based laptops in the UK due to a lack of demand, despite launching an Ubuntu-based machine in Asia.

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kiba

7 years 20 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago

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This company make a strategic error. Dell

This company make a strategic error.

Dell is going to own(as in kick their ass) them, because Acer is stupid enough not to offer Ubuntu computers before the competition.

Missed opportunity.

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lozz

7 years 20 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago

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"No demand in the UK", these are

"No demand in the UK", these are nearly the identical words that UK car manufacturers sniffed to people who requested that they build new model open sports car in the 1980s. Then along came the Mazda MX5 and Mazda sold them as fast as they could produce them and still had long waiting lists. Famous last words, just like the Brit record company exec who wouldn't sign the Beatles to a contract because "they wouldn't sell".