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Corei5 laptop for $209 -- mmm, mmm, Linux

From: Phil Shapiro 
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I forgot to mention that shipping is free on that laptop. 


----- Original Message -----

From: "Phil Shapiro"  
To: "Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group"  
Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2015 6:51:23 AM 
Subject: [Chugalug] Corei5 laptop for $209 -- mmm, mmm, Linux 



This laptop would be lovely to install Linux on -- 


http://tinyurl.com/nmma9dj 


Note -- the sale is just for today, Jan 31, 2015. 


A detailed 2011 review of this laptop appears at 
http://tinyurl.com/9lhfj44 


I haven't bought from this company before -- just wanted to alert 
Chugalug members to a nice fast laptop at a very reasonable price. 


When you throw Linux on here, this laptop would feel almost 
as fast as a Corei7, imho. 


phil 
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OT: Hackintosh for sale $600

From: Phil Sieg 
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I built 2 Hackintoshes, and need only one of them.

Here is the one for sale:

Intel Xeon 2.83ghz quad core processor
16 GB RAM
500GB main drive
1TB Time machine/data drive
Nvidia GTX 650 (2GB DDR5) Video with triple outputs.
DVD R/RW
802.11 B/G/N Airport card
Bluetooth
Dell Optiplex 780 Mini-Tower Mobo and case

Almost silent and runs very cool. Running Yosemite 10.10.1

Equivalent to 1st 2 generations of MacPro. Very fast.

Come by my office and check it out if you like.

Phil Sieg
President
SeniorTech LLC / snapfōn®
www.snapfon.com
phil.sieg@seniortechllc.com

Phone: 423.535.9968
Fax: 423.265.9820
Mobile: 423.331.0725

"The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds."

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011





Odin for Galaxy S3 (and eventually, for S5)

From: David White 
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I'd like to root my new S5, but since I've never done it before, I'd like
to do a practice run on my Galaxy S3.

Are there any "reputable" sources for Odin that you would recommend?

I've found that you can download Odin from several different sources, but I
don't want to wind up downloading something that someone has snuck some
malware into or something.

Also, any tips, suggestions, or things I need to watch out for as I do this?

-- 
David White
Founder & CEO

*Develop CENTS *
Computing, Equipping, Networking, Training & Supporting
Organizations Worldwide
http://developcents.com

Commercial Desktop PCs as linux boxes

From: John Aldrich 
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So, I"m browsing around on Woot and they have an HP ENVY 700-216
Desktop, quad-core AMD with 12 Gigs of RAM and a 2 Tb hard drive for
$440 (plus shipping, I assume.) My current linux box is a bit old and
not doing so well. Probably just a lack of RAM, but I'm maxed out on my
current motherboard. Now, I could just buy a new mobo/cpu/RAM combo, and
plug it in or I could just bite the bullet and buy a pre-built
commercial PC and just go the easy route. How well would something like
that run Linux, do you think?

-- 
  John Aldrich
  mrmaxx@nospammail.net

ap's for the masses

From: michael pearson 
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I was thinking about using some ubiquity uap-ac In a office anybody have
anything on these?