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Last Chance to Help a Child Get a Good Linux Computer

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Ok so it's not your last chance ever, but it is your last chance to support Linux Against Poverty's Austin install fest. This coming Saturday, August 1 2009, in lovely Austin, Texas, USA.

Linux Against Poverty is rehabbing PCs for schoolchildren who can't buy their own. LAP has a Donations FAQ and some minimum hardware requirements:

Specific hardware needs:


LCD Monitors (We already have a surplus of CRTs)


USB Thumbdrives


Computers with the following specs:


Ram: 512 minimum, preferably 1GB


Processor: AMD 2200+ or Intel Pentuim III 900 mghtz or better


Harddrive: 40 gigs

Video: preferably cards 3D video/GL capabilities -- Both Intel chipsets as well as the Nvidia or ATI cards.

Visit the site for information on laptops and Mac computers and other ways to support LAP, and how to sponsor or host your own LAP event.


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