Ubuntu died

I did an in-place do-release-upgrade yesterday. The laptop was not completely plugged in, and the battery went out when the upgrade process was about 75% complete. Since then, things have been…very interesting due to the lack of 64-bit recovery media in the hackerspace.


Boo

I’ve been quiet here. The new laptop is awesome. There are no two ways about it. I’m having a ball playing World of Warcraft and enjoying the Internet, as a whole, in a marginally-higher resolution.

Oh yeah, school work. Totally. See:


Oh yeah, new laptop

Screen: 13.3″ Widescreen (1366×768)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M – 2.4GHz
Memory: 4GB DDR3 (1 x 4GB)
Hard disk: 640GB – 5400 rpm SATA2
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GT520M – 1 GB DDR3
Optical drive: Dual Layer DVD-ReWriter
Card reader: 4 in 1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
Network: Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n wireless, BlueTooth 3.0
Colour: Black
Peripheral ports: 3 x USB2.0, HDMI, VGA
Battery: 6 cell 4400mAh
Operating system: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Dimensions: (w x d xh) 31.5cm x 21.8cm x 3.3cm
Weight: 2.1KG

The laptop should be on my doorstep by Friday and I am oh-so-excited. :D

This means: