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Choosing hardware to run Linux

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Gordon Cooper
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Re: Choosing hardware to run Linux

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Post by Gordon Cooper » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:42 pm

manyroads wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:03 pm
@richb.... I sure wish there was a way to "thumbs up" a post here (not to mention get @richb to work) Anyway I like your link/ post. ;)
We did have that facility but it disappeared in an upgrade of the forum software a year or so past.
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Re: Choosing hardware to run Linux

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Post by richb » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:27 pm

Gordon Cooper wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:42 pm
manyroads wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:03 pm
@richb.... I sure wish there was a way to "thumbs up" a post here (not to mention get @richb to work) Anyway I like your link/ post. ;)
We did have that facility but it disappeared in an upgrade of the forum software a year or so past.
Yes. It was an incompatible extension with the updated software.
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Re: Choosing hardware to run Linux

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Post by Buck Fankers » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:54 am

piperdan wrote:
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:19 pm
I personally like the idea of saving older machines from the scrap heap. And with MX, my refurbished Dell Latitude runs fast and trouble-free.
Another good source of quality used hardware are end of school auctions, when a school district auction out computers that will be replaced with new ones for next school year. 50$ could get you several computers & screens. And those are usually build well.

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