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Re: Hardware sources redux

Now we can switch the thread to distro wars! I like Ubuntu for the desktop.
Cheers -- Rick

On December 9, 2018 3:50:11 PM EST, Barry McLarnon <bm [ at ] topazdesigns [ dot ] com> wrote:
>Thanks to everyone who offered suggestions on where to acquire 
>hardware.  Since I don't need portability and am leery of buying used 
>gear, I got quotes on a custom OS-less desktop system from Canada 
>Computers and RB Computing.  In the end, I opted to go with RB for a 
>number of reasons, not the least of which is that I've dealt with them 
>before - that's where I bought my current system than I want to 
>mothball, nine years ago this month.  For some reason I had the 
>impression that RB had disappeared, but it turns out that they're still
>very much alive and kicking.  I splurged a bit on a 1TB SDD, but the 
>system is otherwise pretty vanilla (Asus ATX mobo w/i5-8600 cpu & 8GB 
>DDR4 ram, and an HDD for mirroring).  When I get it this coming week, 
>I'll see how openSUSE Tumbleweed rolls along on it.
>Barry McLarnon  Ottawa, ON
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Sorry for being brief. Alternate email is rickleir at yahoo dot com 



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