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    The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    Some guy really went nuts on this one, a computer built by spending just $1 on duct tape

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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    not very impressive, is it?

    nothing to brag about at the pub, what do you reckon?
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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    I've just learned that "thing" runs on Feisty

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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    Quote Originally Posted by Overbyte View Post
    I've just learned that "thing" runs on Feisty
    It's actually the other way round
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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    i would just like to point out that duct tape is conductive of electricty. I wouldn't want it touching the bare motherboard.

    Also what do Mormans have to do with Microsoft or Linux?

    I actually found this
    http://www.ubergizmo.com/15/archives...ard_pc_ca.html

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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    that thing is going to catch on fire

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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    There are so many old PC cases lying around, one could buy one or head to the dump. I don't see any reason why one couldn't just scavenge one that won't die with heat or water.

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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    Now that's literally a box
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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    Where did he get the components?
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    Re: The Cheapest Linux Box Ever

    We should be coming up soon to the Mac-o-lanterns. I've seen for the past couple of years somebody has taken a Mac or PC components and put them into a carved pumpkin. They inclcude a picture of the computer running from the PC-o-lantern.
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