For Sale: Linux Manjaro Desktop $230
Is this you? You know Bob, all I do with a computer is Facebook, email, web apps, and order stuff from Amazon and eBay. I do want an Office Suite and I want to play music, movies, and games. I don't run Quickbooks or Office 365. My computer runs slow. I don't know if my anti-virus database is up to date or not. File fragmentation and registry errors do not concern me. I just want the thing to work every time I turn it on. Is that too much to ask?
Linux is the most secure of all the operating systems and it's easy to use. You don't have viruses, registry errors, file fragmentation, slow downs, or crashes. Linux just works and it doesn't spy on you. If you don't use any proprietary Windows software, this is perfect for you.
Case: Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e
OS: Linux Manjaro Cinnamon 64bit MBR
CPU: Intel i3-2200 3.30GHz/3M skt 1155
Ram: 8GB RAM DDR3-1333 dual ch
SSD: Team Group L5 120GB SSD
Optical Drive: dvd-rw
Video: Integrated VGA 1366x768, DVI 1920x1080
USB: 2F, 4R
This is a modified refurb. The new SSD is very fast and has no moving parts to wear out. This system comes with a power cord.
Get Wifi with a Panda PAU05, PAU06, PAU07, or PAU09 if you need it.
Linux has been evolving for 27 years. This open source tech runs the internet, chromebooks, android phones, and all your smart devices. Manjaro is a rolling release which means you don't have to install a newer operating system every few years: There's no expiration date. Most devices are plug and play (drivers included). Daily updates cover all installed applications. Linux checks the SMART data on drives to alert you to any drive problems. Computers should be a joy to use, not an endless and costly headache. If you're disillusioned with consumer-grade hardware and proprietary software, then it's time to step up. Open Source implies rapid evolution and improvement of code due to free access. There's no registration and no licensing either; you don't need permission to use a Linux system on your computer. All software and updates are free.
Call Bob at 630-861-9672 in Lisle 1 min west of I-355 and Ogden.
Sale includes hands on instruction, as long and as often as you need.
Terms: Local only, no shipping, cash, continuing tech support
It's OK to call 24-7 and leave a message if I can't pick up.
Retired Tech - Home Lab - Computer Builder
23 yrs with PCs - 35 yrs Electronics Technician
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