How old is your computer?

Andre Rodovalho andre.rodovalho at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 02:48:14 UTC 2014


I still have an AMD Athlon XP 2400+ (about 2003). But I don't use it
anymore...

On my dad's company, I have a AMD (k8) Semprom, don't remember the model.
This is from about 2006.

2014-12-04 19:45 GMT-02:00 Israel <israeldahl at gmail.com>:

> On 12/04/2014 09:26 AM, Barry Titterton wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > How old is the oldest computer that you have in regular use?
> >
> > I was prompted to ask this question by a comment that I over heard while
> > doing some Linux advocacy at my local community centre. They run
> > beginners computer courses (Windows only) so I popped along to see if
> > anyone would be interested in Linux and FOSS. There was a conversation
> > which included the statement "If your machine is 3 to 4 years old it
> > must be getting worn out, so you need to think about getting a new one".
> > This got me thinking about my own machines and I realised that my main
> > desktop PC (Pentium D 3.2GHz), that I use every day, will be 9 years old
> > in February, and it is still capable of running Ubuntu 14.04 very well.
> >
> > So how old is your machine?.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Barry T
> >
> Hi my two main computers right now are around 2007, they are quite a
> powerhouse compared to my last laptop from 2004.  I also have a desktop
> computer that is from the Windows ME era... so somewhere around 2000...
> it works fine for most things, however flash does not work.
> It is great for testing, and for the kids to play gcompris, tux typing,
> tux math, childsplay, etc....
> As a school computer it works great!
> I also have an iBook from 2001 that I use to build packages and compile
> programs on... but right now that is the only thing I use it for...
> until ToriOS for PPC comes out that is :P
>
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>
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