[Wolves] New desktop

Stephen Welch bigfishinnet at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 12:29:55 UTC 2012

Could try misco recon laptops. Bought a thinkpad T500 for circa £289 + 8gb
ram circa £40 comes with xp. Does the job for me no issues with the T500.

Or ict-direct.co.uk

Happy hunting

On Mar 18, 2012 8:43 AM, "John Rose" <john.aaron.rose at gmail.com> wrote:

> My laptop is failing. So, can anybody recommend suppliers for a desktop
> (modest configuration and therefore cheap) without paying the Windoze
> tax.
> I want to stick with Ubuntu or similar preferably with Gnome2 but
> definitely without Gnome3 or Unity. What are the pros &cons between
> Linux Mint 12 and Ubuntu (e.g. Lucid and reverting to Gnome2 when
> Precise is released)?
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