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Computers and operating systems

“Right now in my house I have (not counting my wife’s iMac) two
laptops and a desktop machine that are in regular use. All three
are running Linux in some fashion, and all three get a different
sort of load. Laptop 1: The Old Toshiba (a.k.a., “Vectra”)

“This poor old thing is one I have had for almost six years now,
and it’s gone through the wringer at times — it’s the one I
was using for much of the testing I was doing to write reviews
here.

“Well, its hardware specs are still the same as before (Pentium
4 Hyperthreading 3.06 GHz processor, 1.5 GB of RAM), and anymore
I’m basically using it like a big, 15″, seven pound
netbook”


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