“If you are a tech tinkerer at heart, have some free time on
your hands, and embrace the sweat and tears that accompany a
challenging project, perhaps you’ve contemplated setting up a Linux
system at home.
“You’re not alone. Countless PC Magazine readers have told us
they’re curious about the Windows-free, open-source way of
computing. But turning an old PC into a Linux box from scratch can
be daunting, and the benefits of having one are debatable…”