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Edinburgh Linux Users Group edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk
Mon Mar 28 21:17:22 UTC 2016


OK sounds good to me as there's a very good chance I'll see you both at 
the next meet-up.
  Tai's got the Toshiba and Jan's got the Dell.

RE: the CMOS battery I'm assuming it'll be one of the standard sizes but 
from the sketchy info pulled up from Google I think the battery is 
located under the keyboard so replacing it will very much be an exercise 
for the new owner :)


On 28/03/2016 22:12, Edinburgh Linux Users Group wrote:
> I could do with one of those.  I'm getting fed up of only having a 
> smartphone to work on.
>
> Regards
>
> Jan
>
> On 28 March 2016 at 21:40, Edinburgh Linux Users Group 
> <edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk <mailto:edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk>> 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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