[svlug] Re cheapo linuxbox

Erik Fears strtok at softhome.net
Fri Jun 1 08:29:01 PDT 2001


Mindspring DSL? 

Speaking of which, I am in the fremont/union city area and subscribe
to mindspring's business sDSL service. Off the track of linux but still
on the track of ISP's:

   192 kbs
   7 ip's
   $140/month

Does anyone know a better deal than this? (in the area).


Thanks
Erik


On 01 Jun 2001 00:07:09 -0700, aludal wrote:
> 
> Let's see....
> 
> 
> >In my case, the numbers are slightly different:
> 
> >$105????FIC AZ11 (VIA KT133) + AMD Duron 750MHz
> >$129????Western Digital 30GB UDMA 100, 7200 rpm
> >$149????Creative CD-RW 12x10x32x
> >$55?????Case
> >$59?????128MB PC133 Corsair
> >$20?????Cyber Acoustic speakers
> >$169????17" monitor
> >$50?????PCI modem + kbd + mouse
> >$33?????S3 Trio 3D/2X AGP 4MB
> ----------------------------------------------
> >$769 + Taxes
> >
> 
> >I don't think I could have got it any cheaper than that !!!
> yeah... but your video card is _real_ trash for even cheaper 17" monitor than 
> yours, so you might consider some 15" or even 14" cheapo @ $35 to $50 to 
> match your video card.
> 
> 
> >Which ISPs can I use for Internet access under Linux ?
> with that minimalist approach in mind, I can only recommend a free one (if we 
> talk about BA/SV placed machine, and a plainjane dialup; 3 or 4 hackable and 
> perfectly suited for Linux have left)
> 
> 
> >Ghins
> 
> AU
> 
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