How To Revive An Old PC With Linux

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 24, 2007 11:03 PM EDT
InformationWeek; By Ivan Schneider
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What do you do with an old computer? Say, a 386-generation PC running Windows 98 that hadn't been patched in years, with a 20-Gbyte hard drive most likely infected with all manner of viruses, spyware, and other maladjusted programs? Sure, it could go to the landfill, or you might be able to get a tax deduction from donating it to a local school. Or, using a Linux-based operating system, you could turn it into a functional desktop, browser, and e-mail client, and put it back to work.

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