[ubuntu-uk] Viglen MPC-L, what now?

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Fri Apr 13 06:54:24 UTC 2012

On 12/04/12 23:52, Matthew Revell wrote:
> I know a few other UK Ubuntu people bought the Viglen MPC-L a few years back.
> I've got one sitting on my shelf doing nowt (I've got another machine
> to do what the Viglen used to, plus a lot more). With 586 support no
> longer in Ubuntu (okay, still got three years to go on 10.10), and it
> being a tad slow, I'm wondering what to do with it. Anyone else got
> stories of what they're doing with theirs now?

Although I haven't personally got one, I'd say maybe look at Debian as 
it still supports 386 and 486 CPUs so it should work fine.  How about 
knocking something headless together, remote backup server?  Some sort 
of weather station controller?  Headless MP3 player?


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