[kwlug-disc] netbooks without windows

Chris Irwin chris at chrisirwin.ca
Thu Jun 24 11:36:39 EDT 2010


Also somewhat interestingly, I saw him at UW a few years ago. Somebody
asked him about web browsing, and I believe he said he worked mostly
offline. When he connected to a network, his MUA (Mutt?) did a
send/receive, and desired web pages were fetched, formatted, and
emailed to himself for later offline reading.

There is something to admire there. I wouldn't like to admit how much
time I lose due to browsing wikipedia or tvtropes....

-- 
Chris Irwin
<chris at chrisirwin.ca>

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:03, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> A few years ago, I read that Stallman uses only command line or TUI (Text
> User Interface) stuff (even for browsing).
>
> 800 MHz would be adequate for such usage.
>
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 12:16 AM, Johnny Ferguson <hyperflexed at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> As an added lol, it turns out stallman's only PC is this netbook:
>>
>> http://www.lemote.com/en/products/Notebook/2010/0310/112.html
>>
>> even the bios is open-source. If I had the time to hunt one of these down
>> or put up with an 800 MHz CPU, it could be fun :P
>
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