So it’s ordered, due to be delivered on Friday- Booyah!
(see the great effort I’m making ;-)

The geek specs:
Athlon 2700+
512mb RAM
80 gig hd
128mb DDR video card
all wrapped up in this pretty box:
! new pc box)!

You wouldn’t believe all of the deals I scored at my favorite place on the web to shop for geektech – “NewEgg”:

This will be the machine that I setup for dual booting – the other side to be explored – Linux!

Any tips for a Linux noob? C’mon I know somebody reads this thing.