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

Dan Fish dan at fishms.org
Fri Apr 13 10:27:50 UTC 2012

Still running strong here on 10.04 as a headless home automation server. It just keeps on chugging away with minimal maintenance needed.

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Miia Ranta <myrtti+ubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:

>On 13 April 2012 01:52, Matthew Revell <matthew.revell at canonical.com> 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?
>I'll be installing Debian onto the little trustworthy box soonish, and
>continue to use it as an irssi/iPlayer box. It has also served as a
>backend to our CurrentCost electric usage metering...
>Miia "Myrtti" Ranta
>GCS/ED/FA/H/P/S/L/O d- s-:+ a31 C++ UL+ P+ L+++ E W+++ N+ o K+ w+(---)
>!O M V? PS++ PE>$ Y+ PGP- t+ 5+++ X+ R tv- b+++ DI++++ D-- G e>+++ h-
>r++ x?
>ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com

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