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OSWeekly: Linux: Making Use of Older Hardware

Sep 29, 2006, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brandon Watts)

[ Thanks to Sunidhi H. for this link. ]

"I'm a power user in some ways when it comes to software, but I've never been similarly inclined towards the hardware side of things. Don't get me wrong--I still love a good processor or a graphics card, but in my case, I'm more interested in the stuff that runs on the hardware. I mean, you may have that horsepower, but it's not going to do you any good unless you have some powerful applications that utilize it. I guess this skewed perspective has been ingrained in my brain since the days when I first started programming software.

"On the other side of the coin, without hardware, you wouldn't have software. In fact, you may know someone who is a performance fanatic..."

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