I'm thinking of buying an Acer 1312XC laptop...
...and was wondering if any of you had any horror stories about
Acer laptops, or any suggestions about alternatives.
In its favour: adequate ram, adequate hdd, adequate cpu, adequate
resolution, 10/00, modem, firewire, usb2, cdrw/dvd, s-vid, trackpad,
In its, um, disfavour: Warranty is only 2 years and it's c&r, no WiFi,
no bluetooth, big (14"), heavy (3kg). Also, it's neither an ibook 
nor a dell .
Oh, it has one big pro: it's surprisingly cheap.
What do you think? Am I mad to buy an Acer? Am I mad to buy /this/
Acer? Any horror stories? Has anybody any experiences with Linux
on these beasties? (I assume it'll work, but if anybody knows
 Technically, this probably counts in its favour considering the
technical crapliness (!) and cost of an ibook. (My totally
irrational (and very persuasive!) side really likes them though.)
 I'd prefer a dell, with their [notionally, anyway] much better
on site warranty, but a comparable dell would be a good bit
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