Getting a fair deal?

Charles M. Wood charles.m.wood at gmail.com
Wed Aug 30 09:14:32 MDT 2006


Laptops unlimited sells second hand laptops. They're not great, but they're
cheap. At least worth a look.

You can find them at http://www.laptopsunlimited.com/



On 8/30/06, Grant Shipley <gshipley at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I would search the deal sites (slickdeals.net dealnews.com etc) for a
> deal on a dell.  If you want something a little more powerful, I
> picked up the following machine about a month ago.
>
> Price point: 1350.00
>
> Dual Core 1.66
> 2GB ram
> 256 Video
> 120GB Drive
> Wireless built in
> Fingerprint reader for authentication
> 17 Inch widescreen running at 1440x900
> It also came with a tv tuner and remote for windows media center.
>
> I quickly removed Media Center and installed Fedora Core 5.  I did
> have to install some additional rpms for the intel wireless card.
> Other than that, it all worked out fine.
>
> I know its a little more than you wanted to spend, but this laptop is
> really nice for development...
>
>
> --
> Grant
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