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No restrictive software to remove;

Gnu/Linux working out-of-the-box.

Get a Linux computer without having to pay for a Windows license! The following vendors sell hardware pre-installed with software that’s free as in freedom – so you should not have to remove anything. They were selected for their focus on simplicity and quality.

System76 laptop

System76

A well-known vendor in the Ubuntu Linux community when it comes to hardware, for its sleek laptops and elegant, unobtrusive desktops.

Flag of the USAWorldwideShips to selected countries from the USA
ZaReason computer

ZaReason

A variety of robust machines built with love and passion, by people with high standards. The growing company is well-appreciated among the community.

Flag of the USAFlag of CanadaShips to the USA and Canada
  • ThinkPenguin, a remarkable vendor truly dedicated to software freedom, pre-install and support Ubuntu as well as a distribution with no proprietary drivers, named Trisquel.
    Flag of the USAWorldwideShips worldwide from the USA
  • EmperorLinux sells an array of medium- to high-end laptops. They ship with their own Linux distribution or a choice of 6 popular alternatives.
    Flag of the USAWorldwideShips worldwide from the USA
  • Purism sell top-of-range laptops with hardware and software selected specifically to guarantee user privacy and liberties.
    Flag of the USAWorldwideShips worldwide from the USA

See also the following vendors, sorted loosely by geographical location:

  • Dell sells a high-end laptop marketed towards developers, pre-installed with Ubuntu.
    Flag of the USAFlag of CanadaFlag of the European UnionAvailable in North America and most countries of the European region
  • LinuxCertified has a variety of laptops on offer, which they pre-install with the distribution of your choice.
    Flag of the USAWorldwideShips worldwide from the USA
  • MILOL Systems have a small but slick offer of ultra-compact desktop computers on sale, all pre-installed with Ubuntu Linux.
    Flag of the USAShips to the USA
  • Puget Systems can install the Linux distribution of your choice on any of their highly-customized, high-end machines.
    Flag of the USAFlag of CanadaShips in the USA and Canada
  • JNCS, a custom computer assembler, pre-install (and can commercially support) Ubuntu on all of their servers and some of their consumer PCs. Among these, two desktops are dedicated to Linux gaming.
    Flag of the USAShips in the USA
  • Los Alamos Computers specializes in high-end (ThinkPad) computers, with a variety of configurations and GNU/Linux distributions to choose from.
    Flag of the USAShips to the USA
  • SWTechnology sell high-end desktop machines, servers, as well as several laptops, pre-installed with Linux or even BSD.
    Flag of the USAShips in the USA
  • JCCSS.ca build custom computers according to your hardware and software specifications in Ottawa (ON).
    Flag of CanadaWorldwideShips worldwide from Canada
  • Broadberry sell high-power desktops and servers which can be pre-installed with Linux.
    Flag of the USAFlag of the UKWorldwideShips worldwide from the USA and the UK
  • Logic Supply focus on fanless, compact and robust computers meant for industrial applications. Most can be pre-installed with Ubuntu.
    Flag of the USAFlag of the EUWorldwideShips worldwide from the USA and the EU
  • Libiquity, much like Ministry of Freedom in the UK, sell reconditioned computers with a fully-free GNU/Linux distribution and libreboot BIOS/UEFI replacement.
    Flag of the USAShips in the USA
  • CurrentBuild have no-frills, intelligently and responsibly assembled desktop PCs on offer, on which they pre-install Linux.
    Flag of the USAShips in the USA
  • The Linux Laptop Company sell a range of retail laptops on which they remove the manufacturer-installed OS and install your prefered Linux distribution in place.
    Flag of the USAShips in the USA
  • The eRacks company sells a few linux laptops and desktops somewhere in their large computing hardware catalog.
    Flag of USAWorldwideShips worldwide from the USA
  • LinuxNow, an Australian vendor, sell a great number of laptop and desktop computers, which come pre-installed with a Linux distribution at the choice of the customer.
    Flag of AustraliaShips within Australia
  • Entroware have a crisp, elegant line-up of Ubuntu laptops and desktops on offer.
    Flag of the UKShips in the UK
  • Quietpc.com Specialize in silent desktop computers, which they sell in multiple sizes and configurations, and on which an Ubuntu installation is proposed as an option.
    Flag of the UKWorldwideShips worldwide from the UK
  • Tiny Green PC distribute Fit-PCs (see below) and other compact, powerful but silent families of desktop computers. They come pre-installed with Linux Mint, a Ubuntu derivative.
    Flag of the UKFlag of ItalyWorldwideShips worldwide from the UK and from Italy
  • Ministry of Freedom, much like Libiquity in the USA, sell reconditioned computers with a fully-free GNU/Linux distribution and libreboot BIOS/UEFI replacement.
    Flag of the UKWorldwideShips worldwide from the UK
  • Amari sell high-power laptop, desktop and rack computers which can be pre-intalled with Linux.
    Flag of the UKWorldwideShips worldwide from the UK
  • Linux-Onlineshop have a rather large offering of Linux-preinstalled notebooks (including netbooks) and desktops.
    Flag of GermanyWorldwideShips in many countries from Germany
  • ixsoft have built up a rather comprehensive (though rather overwhelming) catalog of computers of all sizes pre-installed with Linux.
    Flag of GermanyWorldwideShips worldwide from Germany
  • Cirrus7 focus on neat, compact and silent desktop computers which they can pre-install with Ubuntu at no cost.
    Flag of GermanyFlag of the EUShips in Europe from Germany
  • SnaakSystems sell desktops and laptops that can be configured with the hardware and software of your choice.
    Flag of the NetherlandsFlag of BelgiumFlag of the EUShips in the EU from the Netherlands
  • Ekimia sell a range of laptop and desktop computers pre-installed with Ubuntu, with localized keyboard layouts.
    Flag of FranceWorldwideShips worldwide from France
  • Slimbook sell a beautiful laptop pre-installed with Ubuntu, which can be customized with different internal components.
    Flag of SpainShips in Spain
  • VANT have a wide range of affordable computers on sale, all powered by Ubuntu.
    Flag of SpainShips in Spain through multiple distributors
  • PCUbuntu.es also have a range of affordable computers on sale, all pre-installed with Ubuntu.
    Flag of SpainShips in Spain
  • PcLagun, the webshop of the Reciclanet non-profit organization, have a range of laptop and desktop reconditioned computers pre-installed with Ubuntu GNU/Linux.
    Flag of SpainShips in Spain
  • Azken sell and support very high-end workstations on which they can pre-install GNU/Linux.
    Flag of SpainShips in Spain
  • GGS-Data have a wide range of computers (both desktops and notebooks) on offer, on which they readily install Ubuntu.
    Flag of SwedenWorldwideShips worldwide from Sweden
  • The Fit-PC is a miniature, powerful fanless desktop computer shipped pre-installed with Linux by a number of resellers.
    WorldwideShips worldwide from a variety of vendors

None of these links are commercial. This is a hand-picked, subjective, completely disinterested list. To propose a website or give feedback, get in touch with Olivier.
(Please, no coupons, link exchanges, or referrals!)

Last updated September 1, 2016

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