[SATLUG] Dell Ubuntu Tower desktops

Peter Cross pjcrux at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 17:06:01 CST 2009


if you mean Izzy's Computer Depot the number off of the website is:

210-340-3680

Hope that helps,

Peter

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 4:49 PM, Cheryl Holmes <cherylholmes72 at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 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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