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Re: [opensuse] Boxed 10.2 orders
  • From: Tom Patton <thpnalb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 22:33:14 -0700
  • Message-id: <1167456794.25005.8.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 22:28 -0600, Benjamin Rosenberg wrote:
> On Dec 28, 2006, at 2:24 PM, Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 2006-12-26 at 10:22 -0700, Tom Patton wrote:
> >> The question wasn't whether to download or buy...I've nearly every
> >> boxed
> >> set since 6.2, because I'm on a modem here, no dsl, cable, or
> >> satellite.
> >> I'm looking at 10 boxes on the shelf, and with the exception of 10.1,
> >> every one was a good deal for me, and I felt like a small
> >> contributor.
> >
> > Started with 7.0 for me and its only gotten better. I have 10.0 and I
> > am considering 10.2 but not on this old box. I have a PIII and PIV
> > which should handle it fine.
> >
> > Nice to see I am not alone on modem. Not everyone is rich.
>
> Yeah. It has gotten better and better. I'd agree with that. :)
>
> My God man .. how much is your dial-up? AT&T has DSL for $15.00 a
> month .. I don't know how you still deal with a modem. You're a
> better man then I am in that regard. :D
>
> - Ben
> --
It's a question of availability in my case...6 miles from town, no cable
or dsl available. It's a real pain, for sure!

So far, 10.2 is a winner! Eagle (board design) and Splat (rf
propogation) both installed nicely, so my laptop is happy. It "feels"
faster, and the Thinkpad is running cooler than it did with 9.3.

Tom


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