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#295471 - 03/28/20 07:32 AM Re: Helping our ETS Community [Re: chaosmagnet]
Phaedrus Offline
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2974
Loc: Big Sky Country
Sounds like a win!
“I'd rather have questions that cannot be answered than answers that can't be questioned.” —Richard Feynman

#295512 - 03/31/20 12:59 AM Re: Helping our ETS Community [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
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Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 1006
Loc: East Tennessee near Bristol
Intel Core Solo T1350 @ 1.86 Ghz. The Core Solos were released in 2006.

#298131 - 01/18/21 12:41 AM Re: Helping our ETS Community [Re: chaosmagnet]
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Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 3038
Loc: Alberta, Canada
Since we discussed Linux earlier in this thread, I thought I would append something that may interest.

I found a beautifully streamlined Linux variant that is faster and lighter than any I've evern seen, while being highly functional and intutitive.

It's Debian with the Raspberry Pi desktop.

It runs just fine on 16 year old laptops -- from a 4GB USB 2.0 stick or SD card! In fact, it has a persistence mode so you can keep your settings, system updates etc. right on the stick. No need for a hard drive at all.

Comes with Chromium browser (my go-to), Libre Office, good wifi drivers, and a decent file manager. I'm testing it now, but I'm really impressed so far. The 10 Essentials of Computing!

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