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Re: [SLUG] Hardware recommendations


On Wednesday 30 June 2010 10:00:03 slug-request@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> My mother-in-law has been using a Shuttle style PC running Ubuntu for
> a number of years and that machine has just died.
> 
> Anybody have any recommendations for a small form-factor machine 
> (shuttle sized or even mac-mini style) that can be bought without
> paying the windows tax? Sydney local preferred but open to other
> options.

I got mine an eee 1001HA which was cheap, comes with a mic and camera and 
u10.04 netbook remix made it quite usable for her. 

(After 17374 times of being told how to grab a window by the title bar ...)

Also the LED display is quite nice.

James