[Chugalug] OT: cool new (old used) Kit
rod-lists at epbfi.com
Sun Jan 6 02:29:16 UTC 2013
Hmm I know Ubuntu supports cell modems. I wonder how debian does?
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> I was perusing ebay to check out values of some geekery I need to
> and stumbled across something else that i don't need, so of course I
> the right thing and bought it.
> Waaaayyyyy back in 2008 when the MacBook Air was the coolest thing
> 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
> a SIM card slot, and 12 hours of battery life. It also is a fairly
> Atom Z530 processor, gma 500 graphics, a 1.8" 4200 rpm sata drive
> is SLLLOOOOOOWWWW, and worst of all 1GB of ram that is soldered to
> 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
> rather than a bearable one. The battery life is absolutely out of
> world. Next stop is Lubuntu which is supposed to be the lightest
> 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!!!!
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