[Nottingham] On the scrounge

Simon flibble at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 23:52:04 BST 2006

On 01/06/06, Alex Herington <alex at fnet.nu> wrote:
> Simon wrote:
> > I'd be interested in some of the random PC bits, boards and video
> > cards. I don't actually mind testing stuff out and sticking things
> > onto Freecycle or distributing around the LUG? I've recently donated
> > two Dell machines, that are happily running Ubuntu, to a couple of
> > people who didn't have a PC and they are doing great.
> >
> > Which gives me an idea. How does other members of the LUG feel about
> > refurbishing old PCs to donate to people less fortunate in life,
> > schools etc etc? Could be an interesting project.
> Not a bad idea at all :) Only prob is they're missing CPU's and RAM
> which is a bit of a pain, but otherwise feel free to grab stuff. I just
> need notice of when you're coming. 8:30am-4:45pm, Mon-Thurs.

What sort of machines were they? Do you know what type of CPU they used?


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