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Re: 4GB RAM laptop wanted
« Reply #30 on: September 29, 2018, 03:41:26 pm »
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Re: 4GB RAM laptop wanted
« Reply #31 on: September 29, 2018, 05:40:35 pm »
Thanks!
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Re: 4GB RAM laptop wanted
« Reply #32 on: October 03, 2018, 09:32:36 pm »
The Dell E laptop we were looking at Mark is now gone, but on the 10th and 11th I will look for another and if you have the time please would you assist me find one? Pay day is around the 12th. I've been to the business appt and no funding around now, so my budget will be about £150 max.
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Re: 4GB RAM laptop wanted
« Reply #33 on: October 03, 2018, 10:04:51 pm »
Sure .. gimme a shout when you're ready.
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Re: 4GB RAM laptop wanted
« Reply #34 on: October 08, 2018, 09:34:12 pm »
Hey Mark good news! My bro who is a nurse has a laptop I can have- just got an email off my mother. She said he told her it's a good one ( not old) and he has hardly used it. So I expect to acquire that in a week or two. I don't know what the model/specs are yet but asked my Mum to ask him ( I don't see him that often as he's always at work).

So it should be Linux-able and if there is less than 4GB RAM I could get the Polish computer guy to put more on.

I'll keep you posted!
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Re: 4GB RAM laptop wanted
« Reply #35 on: October 09, 2018, 08:35:56 am »
Cool .. gimme a shout once you have it and I'll help you install Linux if you want.
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Re: 4GB RAM laptop wanted
« Reply #36 on: Yesterday at 01:03:38 pm »
Cool .. gimme a shout once you have it and I'll help you install Linux if you want.

Well I never Mark my mother emailed me Friday and said my bro had taken the laptop to my other bro A- who loves macs and  the other bro had not been able to boot it up saying he thought it had crashed ( he hardly used the laptop which he got as a gift brand new about 2 years ago). So A- who is good at IT said he would check it over and then put Linux onto it. He told my mother he's put Linux on his, but he always had macs so I wonder if he's been converted to Linux Mark! He would never use any OS but mac before.  He replied to my email about what distro he's got- it's Ubuntu. I sent him a link to Peppermint 9 and suggested he might wanna try this one if he hasn't already put Ubuntu on it. If he has no worries, just as you say Peppermint is lighter on the desktop.

I've asked him in the email what the model of the laptop is and how much RAM it's got.

So, when I get it I'll have a look and see how it's running. I will prob have something for us to do Mark such as finding a software that I can use to make videos ( I want to make videos of my artwork), oh and when I'm happy that this laptop is running great then there is that little Dell netbook to sort out. It runs very slow and has no sound! It's got Mint right now. But it only has 1GB RAM and a very tiny SSD drive which cannot be replaced- the Polish computer guy said he could not replace it nor add RAM to it. I'm keeping it as it is right now as my scanner works on it which my Chromebook is no good for.

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