[ubuntu-uk] Barebones pc.
dave at hansonforensics.co.uk
Fri Jun 10 09:34:25 UTC 2011
Thanks again Simon.
Al - thanks to you too, btw are you storing the entire internet in your
little black box!? (think i.t crowd) :-)
On Jun 10, 2011 10:00 AM, "Simon Greenwood" <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10 June 2011 09:49, Dave Hanson <dave at hansonforensics.co.uk> wrote:
>> Thanks Simon - very interested!
>> Exactly what speed/core processor do they have in?
>> On Jun 10, 2011 9:40 AM, "Simon Greenwood" <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On 10 June 2011 09:30, Dave Hanson <dave at hansonforensics.co.uk> wrote:
>> >> Morning all,
>> >> I'm toying with the idea of buying a barebones pc from maplins to run
>> >> server on. (potentially more) I would quite like a dual core processor
>> and a
>> >> gig or so of ram < £120, the rest i can beg borrow and steal.
>> >> It should obviously be compatible with Ubuntu & so does anyone have
>> >> recommendations as to anywhere else to pick one up?
>> >> I'm also open to charitable donations in the Leeds area! :-P
>> > I'm in the Leeds area and have a couple of Xeon machines on eBay at the
>> > moment:
>> > and http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=310323874270
>> > I don't expect them to get a lot so it might be worth bidding (sorry if
>> > contravenes any guidelines by the way)
>> > For that matter, HP do occasionally sell the more recent version of
>> > servers for very cheap, probably less than a good barebones package at
>> > Maplin.
> They're Xeon 2.33Ghz so two cores (but not dual core). They have both been
> running Ubuntu until recently.
> Alan's Ebuyer deal sounds quite good though.
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