Refreshing old hardware with Linux


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Like many of us, I have an old laptop just laying around that works mostly just fine, but is a bit long in the tooth and perhaps is still running Windows XP. Of course, I could install Windows 10 on it, but that would cost money and it isn’t clear that the result would be a pleasant experience.

So I decided to try installing Linux. Read on for some notes and advice from this particularly narrow trench.

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