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|04-20-2009, 01:18 AM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
Old PC Kicking Around? Install Linux!
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If you purchase a pre-built machine today, or build your own, you can remain confident that it's going to run any of the mainstream operating systems available today. But there's also likely many of you who have old machines hanging around that you can't stand to get rid of, and it's understandable. It could be memories, or simply the fact that you love having an old machine still running to brag about.
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|04-29-2009, 12:33 AM||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Long Beach, CA.
I did. Installed the latest ubuntu to a system I had given up on, and wow is it running nice now. I'm very pleased. Thank you for the idea, Rob.
A creeping gray memory,
I am incomplete...
|04-29-2009, 11:29 AM||#3|
I just kinda show up...
Join Date: Jul 2005
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