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by teamde78
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3022
Views: 546616

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Very good experience with user swallman for his Thinkpad X230. Shipped very quick and exactly as described. Thanks man!
by teamde78
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3022
Views: 546616

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

tpdude4 wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:29 pm
Thanks for the kind message teamde78, it was very nice transacting with you too. Very glad you like your new T470....I see from your sig that it's your new daily driver -- may it serve you well!
Haha yes! Could not be happier - Thanks again!
by teamde78
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Things you don't get into anymore
Replies: 40
Views: 5430

Re: Things you don't get into anymore

I was always more into the games on the computer. I did have an Xbox but never really found myself to be as fond of playing the Xbox compared to the MMORPG online games on the computer. I always enjoyed the human interaction part of these games, but overall did just do not have the time nor energy t...
by teamde78
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: New X1 Carbon unboxing
Replies: 4
Views: 1414

Re: New X1 Carbon unboxing

By any chance do you travel a lot for work? In some companies, I noticed they will use the X1 for the travelers within the organization and give more of the Thinkpad T series to those who are in the office all the time. If you do travel, any comments on the overall effectiveness of the lightweight a...
by teamde78
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...
Replies: 79
Views: 10544

Re: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...

skx wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:38 pm
Linux version 4.9.0-6-amd64 (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 6.3.0 20170516 (Debian 6.3.0-18+deb9u1) ) #1 SMP Debian 4.9.88-1+deb9u1 (2018-05-07)

Good ol' Debian 8)
Great choice- Debian was my distro of choice before I discovered Arch (and I have been hooked ever since!).
by teamde78
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: What do you do with Linux?
Replies: 35
Views: 6664

Re: What do you do with Linux?

tagumcity wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:09 pm
What do I do with Linux? I Live as free individual with no concerns for viruses or other malware. The software available for Linux has development effort of free individuals that reside in a worldwide community.

Very well put - forgot to include this in my post as well :)
by teamde78
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: My new X280 just arrived!
Replies: 17
Views: 3320

Re: My new X280 just arrived!

GomJabbar You should have suspected a bad keyboard first. Unless there's traces of coffee in the X220's system board, there's a good that it still works. Hindsight is always 20-20 they say. A teaspoonful (more or less) of coffee was spilled on the lower right area of the keyboard, around the arrow ...
by teamde78
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: What do you do with Linux?
Replies: 35
Views: 6664

Re: What do you do with Linux?

Web browsing, code editing, etc... pretty much everything that you do on Windows but on Arch Linux with dwm :)
by teamde78
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...
Replies: 79
Views: 10544

Re: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...

Cigarguy wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:25 pm
Choice...one of the great benefit of Linux and also a weakness as some people don't like having a choice.
OR asking everyone and their mother which distro is best for them :D - again only the individual can determine what his or her individual needs may be
by teamde78
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...
Replies: 79
Views: 10544

Re: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...

What's a good distro for T60/T61/Frankenpad-type (or core 2 duo era period) machines? Basically one that works 100% out of the box and is lightweight yet functional? Any distro usually works with the age of machine, the decision is which WM/DE interface you want to use. Some distros like debian or ...
by teamde78
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: X230 Thinkpad, Very Good Condition $250 + shipping
Replies: 3
Views: 833

Re: FS: X230 Thinkpad, Very Good Condition $250 + shipping

any quick pics of the machine? I have been looking into a X230 for some time and like how you have 2 ssd's already installed.

Thanks!
by teamde78
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...
Replies: 79
Views: 10544

Re: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...

Currently running Arch on my T440p with dwm. Took some time configuring - but pretty much customized it to my liking. Really happy with it so far and no major issues.
by teamde78
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: T410 vs T420 vs T430
Replies: 8
Views: 17141

Re: T410 vs T420 vs T430

But if budget is important, then the T420 (with 1600x900) will do you fine for yet a few years. I agree with this - I had a T420 before driving it into the ground for some time in addition to my T430. As much as I don't *mind* the T430 chiclet keyboard - it definitely is not the same as the T420 ke...
by teamde78
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: My new X280 just arrived!
Replies: 17
Views: 3320

Re: My new X280 just arrived!

I was using my X220 on a Sunday morning almost 2 weeks ago and spilled a little coffee on the keyboard. It worked fine for several hours, then I put it in Hibernation while I left the house for a few hours. When I came back, the power on button didn't do anything. No lights or indicators showing wh...
by teamde78
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3022
Views: 546616

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Just wanted to give a shoutout to tpdude4 for a very pleasant transaction for a Thinkpad T470. PC came as described and shipped very well. Very professional communication. Overall, very pleased. Thanks again!
by teamde78
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Thrift store find
Replies: 6
Views: 2080

Re: Thrift store find

Very nice find. I always enjoy taking a look at older machines. You never know what you may find. The thrift store is definitely a great place to look.
by teamde78
Fri May 05, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..
Replies: 71
Views: 12714

Re: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..

Really enjoying the legacy theme! Very nice work and thanks!
by teamde78
Wed May 03, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..
Replies: 71
Views: 12714

Re: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..

I don't like the new look. At all. Way too bright and shiny, and not in a good way IMO. Having everything that was on the left now on the right is also not something I'm thrilled about. Makes reading and posting more difficult IMO. The functionality of the forum itself - now that the bugs have been...
by teamde78
Wed May 03, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..
Replies: 71
Views: 12714

Re: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..

Overall I am seeing much fast loading times and the theme is appealing to the eyes.

I think it will just take time however to get use to the author's info on the right instead of the left. I see this as being the biggest challenge for me.

Overall though I think it is an improvement! :thumbs-UP:
by teamde78
Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 752
Views: 309971

Re: Post your desktop.

kfzhu1229 wrote:Here are my 3 ThinkPads with IPS panels. (All of which are in UXGA resolution)
Great looking machines! Nice work on the upgrades.
by teamde78
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Advice needed on very first laptop to own
Replies: 5
Views: 1099

Re: Advice needed on very first laptop to own

Thanks for sharing your thoughts and experience, TankPad and teamde78! I will spend USD600 max to get my first Thinkpad. My preference on screen size is >=14". Mobility is to be considered because I will carry laptop in backpack while travelling by motorcycle. Is W520 too much to carry around? How ...
by teamde78
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: [REQUEST] Dark(er) theme option for the forum
Replies: 7
Views: 2631

Re: [REQUEST] Dark(er) theme option for the forum

As a workaround, you can install a "night mode" type of addon in chrome or firefox to automatically invert or change the color/contrast of pages. BYM is super lightweight and good for firefox, although it disables multi process. Deluminate for chrome is the BEST extension/addon regarding night mode...
by teamde78
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Advice needed on very first laptop to own
Replies: 5
Views: 1099

Re: Advice needed on very first laptop to own

Hi there, welcome to the forums! :D

I would second TankPad's suggestion and not recommend a Frankenpad. I would definitely recommend the W520 or T420 (again depending on the screen you want).
by teamde78
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo removes 'soft rim' and 'classic' trackpoint caps and only sells low profile (TrackPocalypse)
Replies: 23
Views: 4589

Re: Lenovo removes 'soft rim' and 'classic' trackpoint caps and only sells low profile (TrackPocalypse)

Pretty disheartening. The trackpoint is one of the classic Lenovo features that I enjoy using. Pretty sad to see the overall direction Lenovo is going in.
by teamde78
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: [REQUEST] Dark(er) theme option for the forum
Replies: 7
Views: 2631

Re: [REQUEST] Dark(er) theme option for the forum

I am usually a dark theme user on many forums that I visit (as well as software programs that have a "darker theme" (Mac OSX and Visual Studio 2017), however I greatly enjoy the current theme on this forum. I feel it is very easy on the eyes and it gets the job done nicely in my opinion. Nothing wro...
by teamde78
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 752
Views: 309971

Re: Post your desktop.

Here is a general shot from my Thinkpad T60 Type 2623. I know its typical Win XP shot but I mainly use this PC for legacy applications like visual basic 6.0 and Starry Night for stargazing (not a big fan of the modern software). One particular note about this machine is that I swapped out the US key...
by teamde78
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Lenovo's last classic Thinkpads tour: T410, X220, T430s *MANY PICTURES*
Replies: 40
Views: 14033

Re: Lenovo's last classic Thinkpads tour: T410, X220, T430s *MANY PICTURES*

Very nice write-up. Thanks for sharing!

Definitely interesting to see the similarities and differences between the last few "classic" Thinkpads.

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