Advice request for new system planning
dave at lakesidecanvas.com
Sat Jan 28 01:35:21 UTC 2006
Kim Briggs wrote:
> On 1/27/06, David Teague(T-bird acct) <davidbteague at verizon.net> wrote:
>> Hi folks
>> I want to build a system that to run Linux (probably Ubuntu or Kubuntu,
>> possibly some other Debian derivative) and Windows. I would like a
>> recommendation of:
>> Someone will ask what my budget is. I think $1000 to $1500 is the budget,
>> but I would prefer to keep this to the lower side of that range, subject to
>> good sound, and there it can run to $1500 if need be.
>> Apology to those who see this several times as I will post this on
>> several lists.
>> Warm Regards
> If you're really looking for opinions, I suggest you split the money
> and get 2 decent computers instead of a dual-boot one (e.g., a
> reconditioned IBM P4 1.8GHz machine can be gotten for about 300USD and
> run linux well). I'm not trying to bash windows, just give it its own
> machine. You can't use your linux setup when you're using Windows.
> Dual booting just makes for more headaches than its worth. It should
> only be used as a last resort.
> That's my opinion and I'm stickin' to it.
I am a newbie and agree totally...i have 2 windoz machines and i am
putting 2 linux machines togeather so i can use a computer while i get a
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