Laptop question

Terence Simpson stdin at
Sun Aug 19 16:25:14 BST 2007

Nigel Ridley wrote:
> A local shop is offering older model Dell laptops for half the price of the newer 
> models. Amongst the ones on offer is a Dell D600 with an ATI Mobility Radeon 32MB 
> and a 30GB hard drive. Intel Pentium M - CPU Core: Banias 130nm @ 1.4GHz
> Questions:
> 1. Would any of you folks buy a brand new 3 year old laptop with a one year 
> warranty (for half the price of one of the latest models)?
> 2. Any foreseeable problems running the latest and greatest Kubuntu on it?
> Blessings,
> Nigel
For 1) Yep.
For 2) The only thing I wouldn't like about that laptop is the ATI card, 
that's if you want 3D effects with the binary driver. It shouldn't be 
too much of a problem though.

Other than that, should be fine :)

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