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In article <p6n9kt$e2m$1@gioia.aioe.org>, Ken Hart<kwhart1@frontier.com> wrote:

> >> 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.

then whatever you have is junk. 

quality costs money.

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

then you must not be doing much.