NewsForge: My desktop OS: SimplyMEPIS
Dec 29, 2005, 13:05 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristine Joy Carpio)
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"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..."