Linux breathes new life into old hardware

Posted by dave on Apr 9, 2004 7:36 AM EDT; By Brice Burgess
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Linux may be cutting-edge software, but it runs just fine on hardware that would make Microsoft's current operating systems beg for relief. I took four different distros and installed them on a five-year-old rebuilt IBM ThinkPad 600E supplied by LinuxCertifed. They proved that Linux on older hardware can be a cost-effective combination.

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