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New Old Netbook

Nov 10, 2008, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"Why should I drop fifteen hundred dollars on a new computer that Microsoft would just invalidate in a few years? That's not what computers are about for me. For me, computers are about solving problems and learning new things. I only want to spend money when my needs outpace the computer's abilities.

"So I thought, why should I buy one of these underpowered little netbook computers when I already have one of my own? Why can't I revive the Z505, buy a new battery, and install Linux on there? So I made a plan: If I could get a decent operating system on there, I'd buy a new battery and make it my new "bus warrior" netbook."

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