[svlug] Let's get Darlene a notebook computer

Andrew Wilcox andrew.r.wilcox at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 15:37:30 PST 2007

I highly doubt if this would help, but I have a 1996 Compaq LTE 5150
laptop.  Doubt it'll run Linux 2.6 very well, though.

I can tell you, however, that the major manufacturers sometimes have
"outlet" sales (a classy name for refurb selloffs).
http://www.shopping.hp.com/outlet is one.  Doesn't look like they have
any good deals though.

On 11/1/07, Paul Reiber <reiber at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I agree. I do not have a laptop. So I want to have the code to look at and make notes on.
> SVLUG - I've gotta believe one or two of you have a handful of
> 3-or-4-year-old notebook computers laying around that could run Linux
> really well.  ...and in that case, I'll add - how about giving one to
> Darlene?
> Darlene's been a long-time volunteer with SVLUG - she's my go-to-girl
> for facilities/AV for our monthly meetings, for example.  If there's
> anyone who deserves a little good karma, she'd be the one.  So...
> please share if you're blessed so as to have a few extra machines.
> I'll do what I can to provide a few extra machines at the kernel
> walkthrough sessions, but it'd be great to get her a machine to use
> the rest of the time.
Andrew Wilcox, Systems Administrator
Wilcox Technologies, Palm Beach division
"I am the vine, ye are the branches; he that abideth in me, and I in
him, the same bringeth forth much fruit; for without me ye can do
nothing."  John 16:5

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