From: Ken Hart <kwhart1@frontier.com>
Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
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From: Ken Hart <kwhart1@frontier.com>
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Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:36:45 -0500
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On 02/22/2018 01:00 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
> In article <p6kvd2$pi8$1@gioia.aioe.org>, Ken Hart says...
>>
>> Same here. I have several machines that are 10-15 years old, and
>> severely under-powered. They bogged down terribly with WinXP, but now
>> run great with Lubuntu (a light-weight version of Ubuntu).
> 
> Why bother about 10-15 years old computers when you can buy a new one
> for 200 Euro?
> 
> If that is still too expensive, you could buy a Raspberry Pi and put
> Linux on it.
> 

I haven't done the Euro to Dollar conversion, but I haven't paid three 
digits for any of my old computers.

Just because a widget is old is no reason to scrap it, especially if it 
still works well enough to use.


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Ken Hart
kwhart1@frontier.com