bimasakti at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 10:07:07 EST 2010
I would like to take one, if still available.
On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Peter Neilson <neilson at windstream.net> wrote:
> On 12/06/2010 11:03 AM, bidwell wrote:
>> They've found a home...
> Cheap guy that I am, I got most of my computers at the dump. My wife's Linux
> box, for instance, is a Compaq Pentium from about 13 years ago. Folks take a
> virusasiated machine and drop it at the "convenience center" for recycling.
> I take it home, and presto, Ubuntu!
> The dump has now stopped private recycling of computers, because they have a
> contract with some outfit that mines them for gold, or something. So if I
> want more ultra-cheap ones I'll have to look elsewhere.
> My wife's Christmas would probably be complete if her computer was only 5 or
> 8 years old. (Or if I got her a tractor.) She complains about the speed
> occasionally, and it's not always because some remote web server is
> Anybody getting a new machine for Christmas and wants the old one to go to a
> good home? We are responsible, and feed our computers nothing but 100%
> recycled electrons.
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