[sf-lug] the bin full of laptops
aldenm at gmail.com
Thu May 17 13:23:29 PDT 2007
are we going to handle the laptops during the meeting on Monday?
On 5/17/07, bobbie sellers <bliss at california.com> wrote:
> Hi jim stockford, n 05/17/07, you wrote:
> > I tho't some of you'd be interested, after the noise,
> > that this is actually in the works.
> > the mysterious person has given me, jim, the bin
> > full of laptops with the expressed wish to pass them
> > out to veterans, per Susan's request.
> > I've got to gussy them up a bit--get the old data off,
> > put linux on, one needs a hard drive (which is
> > coming, compliments of the mysterious person).
> > The linux distro that I'm considering is Ubuntu.
> > Anybody got opinions?
> > the laptops do not have wi-fi, so wi-fi is a matter
> > of getting PCMCIA cards. Opinions are welcome.
> I will see if the homecare provider who wishes to have
> a laptop feels she can afford to pay for a wireless card and
> offer her my assistance in the ordering of same.
> Meantime I downloaded the current DSL iso and made a boot
> install disk which might be useful for those binned machines
> with a cd-rom and a smaller capacity drive and less memory.
> bobbie sellers - (Back to Angband) Team *AMIGA*
> bliss at california dot com
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