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June 20th, 2010

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09:34 pm - Decisions, decisions ...
I'm looking for a new computer. It's going to run some flavour of Linux (probably Ubuntu or Kubuntu), and it's likely to be left on a lot of the time. It should be quiet, and being compact would be useful, too. Doesn't have to be super-powerful, but beyond the Atom/Celeron/integrated-graphics level.

On one hand, I could shop around on the Net for a while, source suitable components to build a quiet pc, and have fun putting it all together.

On the other hand, the new Mac Mini range just got launched here. And apparently they'll dual-boot quite nicely (triple-boot is harder, it seems, but I'll still have my laptop for Windows stuff).

On the third hand, I have a spare monitor, keyboard, and mouse (only used when working-from-home at the moment).

Hmmm ...
Current Mood: thoughtfulthoughtful

(2 touches | En garde !)


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Date:June 20th, 2010 12:59 pm (UTC)
Get the Mac! Come to Teh SHINY! side of the Force! :)
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Date:June 20th, 2010 06:04 pm (UTC)
If you already have the spare MM&K, Mac Mini is a pretty attractive bet.

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