[SATLUG] Dell Ubuntu Tower desktops

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 16:49:42 CST 2009


does anyone have Izzy's email address so I can contact him?  I do most
things by email since I can't see to read and write on paper
etc..thanks c

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Cheryl Holmes <cherylholmes72 at gmail.com> wrote:
> LOL Howard...that new smell with all the lead and toxic chemicals
> doesn't appeal to me at all. In fact I have to be very careful with
> chemicals since I have environmental illness and have had toxic
> poisoning in the past.
>
> For me, I want at least 2.8 mgh processor and 2 gig mem.I love to
> watch a lot of streaming video on my vwet large LCD monitor.  I also
> love to watch DVD;s on it.  The streaming video I watch now is HD so I
> need something that can handle that too.  Lots abt the net and web
> pages have changed so much even in the last 7 months!
>
> I do a lot of ediucational viewing and reading when I can get good
> enough graphics ability to be able to see it.  There is a Harvard
> professor who has lectures online that I am nuts about...I really miss
> them.
>
> I am so bored and lonesome at times all by myself I could scream.
> There is absolitely nothing on the idiot box worth watching/  As blind
> as I am which is worse than legally blind, I can't go anywhere or do
> anyting so I have no contact with the outside world at all except for
> whatever I can do online.  I only leave the house nce or twice monthly
> to go to a doctors appointment, so I am very isolated and alone.  A
> good PC allows me to not only reach the outside world, but order
> things I need at home, entertain myself and enjoy continued learning
> from the research I love doing and through educational programs and
> lectures.  It keeps my mind occupied as well.
>
> I plan to check out something with Izzy because for me it looks like
> the best deal...money wise too...I need to chk out the mobo specs to
> see if I can do all the things I want too with the $74.00 pc he
> has...and if the mem that is standard on that model can be bumped
> up...I also think I can add my dvd burner to it and swap the HD that
> comes with it for my Hardy drive.  Basically all I would need to do
> with that one is bump up the mem on it because 512 isn't enugh...sio I
> would want to max it out..
>
> Luckily my birthday is This Thursday and some BD money is trickling in
> now so I may be able to buy it this week...wish me luck Howard...
>
> OOOO that new plastic smell is just awful on those new pc's..very
> nauseating...lol
> c
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> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Howard Haradon <hharadon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 2:35 AM, Cheryl Holmes <cherylholmes72 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi, do any of you have  Dell Ubuntu desktop that came with Ubuntu from Dell?
>>> If so, which model machine and do you like it?  What don't you like about it?
>>>
>>> Is all the hardware in the machine proprietary or can you now use any
>>> manufacturer's compatible hardware in them?
>>
>> If you are enamored with that new-computer smell, then
>> you may want to look at buying a new (or used) Dell off of Ebay.  There are
>> numerous vendors who have a kind of value added reseller relationship with
>> Dell and sell new units with a Dell warranty at slightly reduced
>> prices.  Your biggest
>> savings may come in avoiding sales tax and perhaps reduced shipping cost.
>>
>> Good luck,  Howard
>> --
>> Howard Haradon
>> San Antonio, TX  USA
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When you have so little in life, there's nothing as precious as the
unselfish, undying love, devotion and companionship of  blessed little
angels we call our pets....(in memory and deepest love, Hillary, June
2008; Misty Nov. 2007; Maxi, July 2004; Sheba, May 2000).


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