If all goes according to plan I’ll be placing an order for Apple’s next Macbook Air tomorrow.
Once I get my Macbook Air, what shall I do with this Dell Mini 9? Joli OS 1.2 has been disappointing me more and more as I use it with its Flash crashes and sleep mode glitches.
What can I do with it? I can sell it for $150 or so. I’ll throw Ubuntu on it and just get rid of it that way. It did come with Ubuntu, so I wouldn’t be ripping anyone off.
My crazy alternative is to use this as yet another home server or a NAS. It’s a lower power Intel Atom which should be more than enough for simple file serving. However, I am skeptical about this little netbook’s USB 2.0 throughput.
If all else fails, I’ll just donate this thing and hope someone finds some use for it. The last thing I want to do is it have it sit here collecting dust.