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Re: Old PCs Are Ripe for GNU/Linux

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____/ RonB on Thursday 01 Sep 2011 07:00 : \____

> On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 22:20:24 -0700, JeffM wrote:
>> We who don't mind not living on the bleeding edge (nor anywhere close to
>> it) can be thankful to Windoze and the sheep who turn to face Redmond
>> every few years to worship the latest version of their golden calf.
>> We're especially thankful for the Windoze Registry and the
>> slower-and-slower-and-slower meme it breeds.
> True. As long as bloated Windows is out there the ready supply of cheap
> but excellent computers "runneth over." They're hanging from the trees and
> ripe for the picking. I'm still using an Optiplex GX270 (built in 2003 or
> 2004) and have no issues at all. But if I wanted to upgrade (for some
> unknown reason), I can find nearly new dual-core Optiplexes out there for
> a bit over $100.

There are brand-news $199 machines with Atom. They drive down the prices
of old PCs.

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