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post Mar 19 2008, 07:03 PM
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Just a quick "hello" to the forum.

I have bought my first Zaurus from another forum member today!
I've been doing a lot of research on purchasing the best smallest computing device and settled on the Zaurus SL-C3100!

I really am blown away by all of the amazing work all the developers put in, it's all highly impressive and commendable.
All the contributors to open software are the true pioneers and revolutionaries of today.

Open software and tiny devices like this are the future.

I live in the United States in Baltimore City (most are familiar with as the backdrop of HBO's The Wire and home of delicious crab cakes) and being a fan of small Japanese electronics my entire life I wager that no Zaurus was ever sold here. I am glad to have now learned about it, albeit late, and am equally amazed at the potential of the device and how still it has yet to be matched.

Thank you for your work and I look forward to learning more over time. I will try my damndest to not be an annoying newb and continue to search and learn. ph34r.gif

-espi
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post Mar 19 2008, 07:47 PM
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Cool - yea, it's a lot to learn now, but that's a big part of the enjoyment.

In looking through the forums I've noticed your signature before - especially the GIVEN AWAY part! cool.gif blink.gif

The one I got is all black with the C1000 top on a C3100. I think that's cool.

I'm a little scared because it has Debian on it and most of what I see on here deals with PDAXROM beta 3 and Cacko.
From what I've been reading, I think I can eventually run Debian off of an SD card and have Cacko on the machine.

I'm so green to the linux game...this Z is the 1st thing to really jump out and show me a reason to learn about linux and BSD because of the form factor.
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