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Ubuntu Breathes New Life into School’s Abandoned Hardware

[ Thanks to An Anonymoous Reader for
this link. ]

When 3Ghz dual core computers running 2GB of RAM weren’t being
used for many heavily CPU-intensive applications in a Victorian
secondary school library, the school’s IT department initially
joked about replacing them with older and previously abandoned
hardware. Then it saw the serious side.

“When the KDE-centric Ubuntu derivation, Kubuntu, was installed
on the old gear–a mixture of Acer Veriton 3600s and 2.1Ghz
V5100s–the school found it performed just as efficiently as on the
newer hardware…”

Complete
Story