On Fri, Jul 23, 2004 at 10:13:29AM -0400, Charles McColm imparted: > > As a volunteer at a computer recycling centre I see a variety of laptops > - though most are older models. > The problem with relying on the linux laptops site is that information > for some machines has changed over time, and quite a few of the machines > are running a distro other than Debian -- which is a tragedy since > Debian runs so well on my own notebook ;-) > I'll see what I can do about training a few other volunteers here to > install Debian on notebooks. If I can get other to volunteer they'll > probably have a minimum of Linux-knowledge, so I'll probably have them > do write ups in Open Office/Conglomerate, then convert it to XML. > > Cheers, > > Charles > I too work in computer recycling -- take donated hw, refurbish, open source, donate to low income types.. We are attemtping to standardise a debian sarge install... We just dont see many laptops donated, wish we did:((( But druver issues remain the same.. *sigh* fun fun fun!!!! r:) -- Romana Branden ITShare SA Inc/ComputerbankSA http://itshare.org.au/ ITShare SA gives away computer systems created from donated hardware and opensource software.
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