My laptop has died a horrible death and I’m not happy about it. I bought it about 3 years ago from Linux Certified, way back when Linux laptops was a novel concept.
It flat out won’t power up. There is power from the power cord (checked it with a multi-meter), but the light won’t light, the power won’t pow and the battery won’t batter.
This will slow down my blogging, emailing, and working on It’s All Text!
This comes at a bad time since I just bought a house. *sigh*
I have to admit, I like the Apple designed hardware. I’ve been a fan since I took apart my old clamshell laptop. It was all very clever and well built. And I can tell the newer stuff is even better.
So, does anyone have any suggestions or ideas?
UPDATE [2007-11-29]: I have ordered a Macbook Pro and Parallels. I have my Ubuntu CD and stickers ready. I still have to pry my hard-drive out of the old laptop and hook it up some how to recover my old data. *sigh* I wish my laptop hadn’t died.