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New Computer Prize Draws Linux Fans to Raffle

Dec 01, 2008, 22:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

[ Thanks to helios for this link. ]

"To date this year, we have built and placed 315 Linux computers with kids that normally would not have been able to afford a computer for their school work. Add this effort to our Linux Labs and you have a well-rounded effort that benefits everyone. Our HeliOS Project has inspired others to do the same thing in other communities and we're proud to help them any way we can.

"So, what are the goodies for this year's drawing? Let's take a look.

"Grand Prize

"A Compaq SR5505F with Lightscribe burner and a 64 bit dual core AMD 2.2 gigger that drives the machine. It comes with one gig of ram and as you can see, it ain't too rough on the eyes. It houses a 160 gig hard drive which isn't too shabby since most of these come with half that storage. But the best part isn't what comes with the computer.

"You get the privilege of utterly destroying the uber-virus known as Windows Vista (home Edition wouldn't you know...those cheap so-and-so's)."

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