I Has a Monitor!

48 hours without the net. How did I manage it?

My new 24 inch LED monitor has been courier delivered to the office. Assuming that nothing goes wrong between now and when I get home, I am back in the 21st century! Hooray!

I also picked up some new speakers to replace the rather old and decrepit ones that have served my last three computers. Nothing special, but they do have a rather frightening looking sub-woofer. Not sure where I’ll put it.

Ah! Technological bliss!

On that subject I’m thinking of formatting my Asus Eee and installing Linux on it before I head off on my cruise in the new year.  It’s not powerful enough to handle Windows 7 in any useful way, and I don’t like the idea of wandering around parts foreign running XP. I’ll only be using it to write, to store photos and to access the net when nothing with a bigger screen is available, so Linux should serve all my needs admirably. I’ll need to do some research…

5 thoughts on “I Has a Monitor!”

  1. Thanks all, I have been convinced of the merits of Ubuntu and Nauseous Narwhal is currently being installed on the netbook by my co-worker Bruce.

    (I prefer my own, more amusing names for Ubuntu versions. Deal with it ;))

    We’re completely annihilating XP – not even keeping it on a partition.

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