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Bite the Bullet

May 17, 2010, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Sometimes you just have to "bite the bullet" and do what needs to be done, rather than what you would prefer to do, or what you would really like to do. That's what happened to me with my friends' laptop over the weekend.

"As I have previously mentioned, a friend contacted me Friday morning with a dead laptop - major graphic hardware problems. This was a system that I had worked on before, so I knew the most likely case was that there would be no saving it this time. So I told her to bring it to me, and I would extract her data and prepare another system for her to use while she decided on a new purchase.

"My plan was to prepare my mini-ITX dual Atom 330 desktop system with the latest Ubuntu distribution (10.04, Lucid Lynx). After transfering her documents and data, she would be able to surf the web (Firefox), email (Thunderbird), and work on MS Office documents ("

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