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[EdLUG] Old laptops

Edinburgh Linux Users Group edlug at
Mon Mar 28 20:50:28 UTC 2016

If nobody claims the Toshiba, I'll have it please. Looking for a cheap unit
to give to a friend's kid. I presume CMOS batteries are standardized /
easily replaceable?

Tai Kedzierski

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On 28 March 2016 at 21:40, Edinburgh Linux Users Group <
edlug at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm doing a mini clear-out and I've got a couple of old laptops that are
> surplus to my requirements but which are still usable machines.
> Both Core2Duos, approx 2GHz and with 2GB RAM. I've wiped the hard disks
> and did a basic Ubuntu 15.10 install on both but I suspect most people
> would want to put their own build on. Both seem to hold a charge for about
> 2 hours.
> 1. Toshiba Satellite Pro U300 13.3 Inch with a 64GB SSD. I think the CMOS
> battery has gone in this machine.
> 2. Dell Vostro 1510 with a 15-inch screen and 160GB HD.
> I can arrange for them to be collected from KB or I can bring them to the
> next EdLUG meeting.
> If you want to contact me directly/off-list my email address is:
> "Mark dot Cairney at ed dot ac dot uk"
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