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

Rod-Lists rod-lists at epbfi.com
Sun Jan 6 03:07:40 UTC 2013


looks like joli os should run well on it.

http://help.jolicloud.com/entries/229205-is-joli-os-compatible-with-my-machine#suggested-hardware-specifications

----- Original Message -----
> I will show it off next time somebody elects themselves President by
> suggesting a meeting.
> 
> Phil Sieg
> President
> SeniorTech LLC / Snapfon
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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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