January 26th 2008 08:59 pm

My computers

This is an incomplete list of the computers I have owned, or used, or have major contact with. Why do I do this list? Because I feel like it, so shut it up, man!

In general, desktops computers are named after male characters in The Simpsons, while mobile ones are named after female characters.

Edna

My personal Core i5 laptop.

Description: A Core i5
Started using it: xxx 2012
uname -a: Linux xxx
OS: Arch Linux

Moe

My Core 2 Quad desktop computer at the IH.

Description: A Core 2 Q9550
Started using it: May 2010
uname -a: Linux Moe 3.8.0-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Thu May 16 15:17:14 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
OS: Linux Mint 15 Olivia

Frink

My Core 2 Quad desktop computer.

Description: A Core 2 Q8200
Started using it: Apr 2009
uname -a: Linux Frink 3.8.0-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Thu May 16 15:17:14 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
OS: Linux Mint 15 Olivia

Agnes

My Asus Eee PC 901.

Description: An Asus Eee PC, model 901
Started using it: Jan 2009
uname -a:
OS: Ubuntu NBR 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

Maude

My Neo FreeRunner.

Description: A GTA02v6 NFR.
Started using it: Jan 2009
uname -a:
OS: Debian / SHR / Qalee

Flanders

My PC at work at the IFCA.

Description: quiet Pentium 4 Prescott 2M at 3.00 GHz, 2048 kB cache, 1GB RAM
Processor released: Feb 2005
Started using it: Nov 2008
Uname -a: Linux gaepc36 2.6.31-15-generic #50-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 10 14:54:29 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux
OS: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Maggie

My MacBook laptop. You can see some pictures of it here.

Description: neat 13.3" white MacBook, with a Santa Rosa Core 2 Duo CPU
Started using it: Jun 2008
uname -a:
OS: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala, Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex, Mac OSX (preinstalled)

Marge

My parents' laptop.

Description: fast but short battery life Core 2 Duo T7200 Merom, 2GB RAM
Started using it: Sep 2006
uname -a:Linux Marge 2.6.24-16-generic #1 SMP Thu Apr 10 12:47:45 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux
OS: Debian Lenny, Ubuntu (Hardy Heron), Fedora 8 (just a test), Windows XP (preinstalled)

Homer

My former PC at the DIPC.

Description: noisy and hot Pentium 4 at 3.00 GHz Prescott, 1024 kB cache, 1GB RAM (the 1024 kB cache seem to make it a Prescott, but /proc/cpuinfo seems to say it doesn't have ss3, which would make it a Northwood)
Processor released: Feb 2004 (if Prescott)
Started using it: Jun 2007
uname -a: Linux Homer 2.6.22-3-686 #1 SMP Mon Nov 12 08:32:57 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux
OS: Debian 5.0 Lenny

Heracles

My home desktop PC.

Description: reliable, albeit noisy, AMD Athlon 2800+, 1GB RAM
Processor released: Feb 2003
Started using it: Mar 2004
uname -a: Linux Heracles 2.6.22-3-k7 #1 SMP Mon Nov 12 09:12:50 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux
OS: Arch Linux

Bart

Former PC at the UPV/EHU.

Description: quite silent Pentium 4 at 3.20 GHZ, 1MB cache, 1GB RAM.
Started using it: don't remember
OS: Debian 5.0 Lenny. Now Windows, because it's been recycled for someone else.

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