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NewsForge: My desktop OS: SimplyMEPIS

Dec 29, 2005, 13:05 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristine Joy Carpio)

"Since 1998 I have used Linux mainly for checking email through Pine, running neural network software, and converting JPEG files to EPS in the GIMP. This year I bought a refurbished laptop (IBM ThinkPad A22m, 1 GHz, 256MB RAM, 30GB HD) on eBay that came without a pre-installed OS.

"I couldn't stand the thought of paying more for the OS and office suite than the hardware, so while my laptop was being prepared for shipping I started searching for options..."

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