[GLLUG] Seeking a basic Linux machine

Chris Bell chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Thu Jan 19 16:30:55 UTC 2017

On Wednesday 04 Jan 2017 15:28:27 Sion Williams via GLLUG wrote:
> Hello
> I've recently joined a project to help develop these digital campaigning
> tools: https://zylum.org/
> However I don't have the hardware needed to experiment with LAMP
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAMP_(software_bundle)>, which is preventing
> me from contributing. The project leader suggested that I join this list
> and ask if anyone has a machine to donate/sell. Please find a description
> below of his own set-up and a steer on minimum spec. Really grateful for
> any offers, particularly ahead of our next meetup next Tuesday 10 January.
> "I use an IBM thinkpad X31 which is over 10 years old now and still going
> strong with a lightweight Debian Linux install. Probably the most important
> thing is simply the memory. I think that 1GB is the minimum useful memory
> these days. I would reccomend 4GB for anything taxing."
> Many thanks
> Sion
> P.S. I've just joined this list and I'm completely new to Linux so
> apologies for any *faux pas* with respect to list etiquette and sorry for
> my technical ignorance!

Hello Sion,
You may be offered suitable secondhand hardware locally if you give a clue 
where you are. GLLUG has contributors throughout the world.

Chris Bell
website chrisbell.org.uk

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