[PLUG] need a laptop

Mark Phillips mark at phillipsmarketing.biz
Fri Jan 22 14:53:16 PST 2010


I just picked up a Dell Vostro 1520, and I like it a lot. I had to install
Debian from disks as the network install did not work. But other than that,
and some sound issues with skype, it works well. Look for it in the Dell
Small Business site.

Mark

On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 12:23 PM, frank hunt <linux at frankhunt.com> wrote:

> i know this question periodically shows up - but usually it is not when
> i am looking for a laptop so i don't pay much attention.
>
> anyways - need a general purpose laptop with the usual stuff on it -
> lots memory, cd/dvd/blu-ray, wireless, 500gb +/- hdd, etc.  looking for
> recommendations.  i'll probably put ubuntu on it unless there is a
> better option.  also don't want to break the bank so <$700.  ideas?
> comments?  gotchas?
>
> tnx . . .
>
>
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> frank hunt
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