[nSLUG] Dell Inspiron 1525N w/ Ubuntu 8.04?

Luke Gavel fidomail2002 at yahoo.ca
Wed Aug 13 20:07:10 ADT 2008


Thanks Herb.  And by the way, it's good to know you're still alive and well.  :)


--- On Wed, 8/13/08, Herb <htheriault at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Herb <htheriault at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Dell Inspiron 1525N w/ Ubuntu 8.04?
> To: "Nova Scotia Linux User Group" <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> Received: Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 4:22 PM
> Rumor is strong that there is going to be a new macbook rev
> in
> september. Traditionally, the specs go up but the prices
> stay pretty
> much the same. If you're not in a rush, it's likely
> worth the wait.
> 
> Sun's open source VM is running pretty smoothly on my
> macbook at the moment :)
> 
> http://virtualbox.org/
> 
> -Herb
> 
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 5:07 PM, Luke Gavel
> <fidomail2002 at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> >
> > Ok, so which model of macbook doesn't overheat or
> eventually burn out its CPU?  :-)  And can any be bought for
> less than $1000-ish?
> >
> > --- On Wed, 8/13/08, Joe Dunn <me at joedunn.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> From: Joe Dunn <me at joedunn.com>
> >> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Dell Inspiron 1525N w/ Ubuntu
> 8.04?
> >> To: "Nova Scotia Linux User Group"
> <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> >> Received: Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 1:11 PM
> >> Luke,
> >>
> >> Get a macbook. Toss vmware fusion on it, and thank
> me in
> >> the morning. :)
> >>
> >> Joe
> >>
> >> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 6:00 AM, Luke Gavel
> >> <fidomail2002 at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> >>
> >> > I'm thinking of getting a ubuntu laptop
> from
> >> dell.ca.  It's about $579.00,
> >> > and my primary goal is to have something
> handy to
> >> doodle with scripts in
> >> > front of my TV downstairs.  Has anyone had
> good
> >> experiences with dell ubuntu
> >> > laptops?  Is it even a good idea?  What's
> better?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
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