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Linux And Hand-Me-Down Computing

Sep 19, 2007, 22:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Serdar Yegulalp)

"My father recently retired a 1-Ghz AMD (AMD) computer with 1 Gbyte of RAM that he'd built from mail-ordered parts. He'd dropped the cash for a new Dell (Dell) with Vista, which he likes quite a lot (no grousing, please, it happens), and let me have the old machine. My first move: Wipe it clean, install Linux, and prepare it for an exercise in "hand-me-down computing."

"'Hand-me-down computing' sounds like a derogatory term, but it really isn't..."

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