[clug] Selling a PC and getting a laptop
bnc at netspeed.com.au
Sun Mar 12 06:50:07 GMT 2006
Had a Dell, will not go there again.
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On Sunday 12 March 2006 17:10, Pascal Klein wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm wanting to get myself a laptop, a desktop replacement actually.
> I've been looking around for a while now and I've seen many models from
> a heap of different places. Sadly the laptop I was mostly interested in
> which features no windows tax costs me 200 USD to get in from the
> States, so I'm probably going to go for a Dell Inspiron model. I like
> their Inspiron models because of the larger screens, such as the 17"
> widescreens (after all I would like to get a desktop replacement).
> I was wondering about two things here, whether anyone has had much
> experience with Ubuntu on any Dell Inspirons (namely 6000, 630m, 6400,
> and the 9400 models), and whether someone would be willing to buy my
> PC off me.
> I bought it last year at the computer fair here in Canberra at EPIC.
> Main features - AMD 2200 Sempron, 80 GB HD, 16x DVD burner. I'd be
> happy to install Ubuntu on it, such as preparing it for a mum, dad or
> grandma to use. ;)
> Pascal Klein
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