[Chugalug] OT: cool new (old used) Kit

Phil Sieg phil.sieg at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 02:25:52 UTC 2013


I will show it off next time somebody elects themselves President by suggesting a meeting.

Phil Sieg
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On Jan 5, 2013, at 9:20 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:

> So when you showing it off?
> 
> Wheezy, Xorg and open box is my suggestion.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
>> I was perusing ebay to check out values of some geekery I need to
>> sell
>> and stumbled across something else that i don't need, so of course I
>> did
>> the right thing and bought it.
>> 
>> Waaaayyyyy back in 2008 when the MacBook Air was the coolest thing
>> ever,
>> Nokia made a horrendously expensive Netbook carved out of a block of
>> Aluminium. It looks like a tiny Macbook pro and  has built in 3g
>> through
>> a SIM card slot, and 12 hours of battery life. It also is a fairly
>> pokey
>> Atom Z530 processor, gma 500 graphics, a 1.8" 4200 rpm sata drive
>> that
>> is SLLLOOOOOOWWWW, and worst of all 1GB of ram that is soldered to
>> the
>> mobo with ZERO upgrade possibility.
>> 
>> The good news is it plays well out of the box with all 12.10 based
>> flavors (typing this in Xubuntu). It is fairly snappy and certainly
>> quite usable. I ordered a 1.8 SSD off ebay for cheap and hope that it
>> will speed things up just enough to where this is a pleasant
>> experience
>> rather than a bearable one. The battery life is absolutely out of
>> this
>> world. Next stop is Lubuntu which is supposed to be the lightest
>> weight
>> of all of the 'buntu's.
>> 
>> For the final price this may be one of my best finds yet, and it is
>> VERRRYYYY Pretty.
>> 
>> Just passin it on cause they are goin way cheap on the 'bay.  Search
>> Nokia Booklet 3g.
>> 
>> Happy New Year!!!!
>> 
>> Phil
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