I had been posting before about buying an OLPC, but once I figured out what I was looking for in a sub-notebook/PDA, it looked more and more like the Asus eeepc was what I wanted.
Had a bit of Christmas money left, so I'm now posting from my new 2G Surf version.
First thoughts: cool. Small. Cool.
The keyboard will take some getting used to. It, too, is very small.
I've put my G4 project on hold until the new processor arrives...then I can determine whether or not I need a new logic board, or if I should bite the bullet and but a whole system to save me the trouble of sourcing the other parts I'll require.
Pleased as punch, that's me.
I've successfully set up an Ubuntu server on an older Dell box.
I've used the fantastic instructions Here (Thanks, Jon Peck!)
Thanks to Doug-Doug the Mighty, I now have two emates - both in need of some repair work.
Using naming DDTM has established (and description text):
Case Condition: Excellent.
Name Card: Present
A funny computer story for those who have a lot of systems and parts pass through their homes...
I went looking for a used laser printer or toner cartridge. My Laserwriter 16/600 was having some printing problems, and occasionally I'll see a printer for sale for far less than the cost of a toner cartridge.