Speaking of Linux…

“I received an email from TigerDirect tonight with one of their
usual incredible sales at the top. As other readers have pointed
out, if you can catch one of their sales and avoid getting lost in
rebate heck, TigerDirect is a great place to get some deals. This
particular deal was on a barebones PC kit, complete with Pentium D,
a gig of RAM, a snazzy case, and a power supply for $150. You
supply a video card and hard drive and you’re ready to go. Not too
bad, right? Certainly a nice project machine for my computer club
or an introductory computing class (or a college student, or a high
school kid, or… well, you get the idea)…”