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Tux USB Keys Can Make Your Donated Computers Greener, Cleaner, More Ethical, and More Educational

Aug 05, 2009, 18:32 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Chao-Kuei Hung for this link. ]

"Chances are that none in the village have the time and skills to deal with a blue screen of death or to upgrade the anti-virus software. In the unlikely event that the donated computers are miraculously maintained to keep functioning and did not become victims of viruses or virus-spreading zombies, did it ever occur to you that the kids are bound to live under either constant shortage of educational software (no, word processing is NOT educational at all) or constant shame of illegal download?

"Indeed such donations can be greener, cleaner, more ethical, and more educational at the same time, and it can help develop tourism, preserve culture, and protect human rights -- if the harddisks are removed, and the kids are given bootable tux usb keys."

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