Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
On 02/22/2018 01:00 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.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.