Development machine problems

During spring break the hard drive of my development machine developed I/O errors. I’ve been able to recover all of my sources but a majority of my email has disappeared.
I’ve re-installed the machine but unfortunately it seems part of my drive is really bad.

This all means I won’t be able to develop or release my WordPress plugins and git, or do support on my forum for a while, at least until I get a new machine. I know I probably could buy myself a new drive, but the machine is a 3 year old laptop, I’m not sure if I want to invest money in it, even though it could be cheap.
So currently I’m looking for a replacement laptop, deciding on the configuration and most importantly price of course.

Using Google’s Chrome browser on Ubuntu

A couple of weeks ago I changed the default browser on my Ubuntu Jaunty laptop from Firefox to Chrome. I had been using Chrome next to Firefox 3.6 for a while and I was willing to give it a shot for my every day browsing. Now that I have been usign it for a while I thought I would write up my experience, the good, the bad and, yes the cliché , the ugly.
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deluge-torrent.org has expired, deluge-torrent.info is the temporary site.

Since November 16, 2009 the deluge-torrent.org site is down. They forgot to renew the domain.

On the delugetorrent.com site:

November 16th, 2009 The deluge-torrent.org website is currently down, the domain has expired and is now in limbo. The new domain is deluge-torrent.info. You can read more about the issue in this forum post. The links on this page have been updated.

The forum post link: http://forum.deluge-torrent.info/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=25815

Unfortunately all the Google search results still point at the .org site.
Anyway if you need deluge-torrent, go to http://deluge-torrent.info