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    • wa4chq
      Wow, I had no clue what they cost new and sorry about the flood...I liked the screen better on the 110 than on the one my folks bought and mine didn't have a CD drive.  I too like the nipple.  I don't recall ever having a mouse plugged in on the 110.  Like you, I went with a Lenovo lappy, the E420.... just for that reason....but now, neither the nipple or trackpad work, so plugged in mouse it is.
    • wa4chq
      Right on......the 110 didn't have a cd drive so my first run with linux & slackware was with floppies.  I was copying every "Linux on a disk" and trying make sense of it.  Once I got the modem setup, I was able to use Lynx and Links to get online.  Biggest issue with the early slack was getting X working!  After messing with it for hours, days, months.....I kinda, sorta figured it out.
    • sunrat
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    • Hedon James
      Holy Cow!  I think I had that EXACT same laptop in the late 90s!  Bought new from CDW (Computer Discount Warehouse), it was state of the art for the time, and cost me $5K with the RAM bumped up (2k or 2GB?) and external CD drive that plugged in, as CDs were starting to overtake 3.25" floppies at the time.  That Intellipoint (finger pointer) device was always in my way, and was extremely sensitive when it came to moving the mouse on the screen.   But once I got used to it, I LOVED it!  To this day, I prefer it over a trackpad, and I seek Lenovos for this reason!   This is also the machine that was destroyed in a flood because my desk was 1" too short.  Learned a lesson about backups, rebuilt my database of spreadsheets (took me YEARS to accomplish that!) and I'm still paranoid about redundancy in computing.  I'm always looking for 2 ways to do everything, and if I can do both with the same effort, even better!   But back to your Toshiba Satellite....state of the art dream machine in the late 90s, baby!  Nice!
    • V.T. Eric Layton
      HAHA! Slackware 10.2 (June of 2006) was the very first Slackware I ever installed on a computer. I did have a set of floppies for Slackware 9.1 that a friend's son had given me back in '03, but I never tried to install them on anything.
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