Linux Journal: Can a Red Hat Guru Survive on a Lindows Laptop?
Mar 22, 2004, 06:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David P. Both)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"I have been looking for a laptop for a long time. My old IBM
Thinkpad, being a 90MHz Pentium with a maximum RAM capacity of
40MB, is no longer useful for the things I need.
"I had decided I wanted a modest machine that I could use on the
road; I did not want this laptop to be a desktop replacement. I
merely wanted to use it for Web surfing, e-mail and the occasional
presentation while on the road. My primary workstation would
continue to be the tower I have in my home office.
"I finally found a Dell Inspiron 5100 with a fast processor and
512MB of RAM at a price I could afford. I got a 14" screen and the
default 30GB hard drive to save money. It also has a built-in modem
and Ethernet adapter..."