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Re: [vox] What would you do with...?



bathroom terminal? (ewww...)

seriously.. the old laptop might be a nice server (has built in UPS)


On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 03:28:55PM -0700, Richard Crawford wrote:
> Right now, We've got five computers in my house, four of which are being
> used full-time.  Our latest census shows us:
> 
> 1.  A laptop running WindowsXP
> 2.  A laptop which dual-boots WindowsXP and (unsuccessfully) Debian
> 3.  A tower which is my personal workstation, dual-booting Windows 2000
>     (though I can't remember when was the last time I used Win2K on that
>     machine) and RH 8
> 4.  A tower which is our household server, running RH 8 (does e-mail
>     and web and files and printing)
> 
> I also have an old laptop, a Gateway Solo 2500 with 96MB memory, 4GB RAM,
> an an Intel Celeron 300MHz chip.  I've got Debian installed on that one,
> but it mostly sits on my bookshelf and waits for something to do.
> 
> I also have a friend who's getting rid of their old Gateway tower.  I
> don't have the specs on it, but I'm sure it's better than the old Gateway
> laptop.  I'm trying to convince my friend that she should give this one to
> me for free. ;-)
> 
> So my question is:  if you had two spare perfectly functioning computers
> (a laptop and a tower) sitting around your house, what would you do with
> them?
> 
> 
> Sliante,
> Richard S. Crawford
> 
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