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What can i do with my old computer?

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by get_nick, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. get_nick

    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    I have an old Dell desktop. it's a decent computer, but i haven't used it in years. what should i do with it? is it worth anything?
     
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    install debian on it and become a worthwhile member of society?
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    Get some ubuntu on it and make it a "media" station like I did with mine.

    Meaning aim and tons of music, like 600 gb of music :) .
     
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    i run ubuntu at home, but knowing how debian works is a +....especially if you really wanna learn something...most web servers run on either RHEL, Debian or FreeBSD.
     
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    Turn it into a file server/NAS, MAME box, donate it, sell it, clean it out and give it to a relative, etc...

    Im actually turning my own in a MAME cabinet. Waiting for cabinet and funds to roll in. =)
     
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    i'd use it to store music and other large files .. :shrug:
     
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    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    Throw a tuner or two in it and Myth the hell out of the thing.
     
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    Im with Sabz build a Myth machine.
     
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    donate it....

    theres alot of people out there that can't afford a desktop. thats what i did with mine
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    MythTV

    Checkit :)
     
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