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Major Linux Hardware Donor Is a CNN "Hero"

http://hardware.slashdot.org

"James Burgett of the Alameda County Computer Resource Center calls himself a 'tattooed freak' and a recovering drug addict, but CNN is calling him a hero (video) for diverting tons of computers from landfills, installing Ubuntu Linux on them, and giving them out to schools, non-profits, and poor people.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 11 weeks ago
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16,000 Linux computers delivered - for free

http://lxer.com

"James Burgett is a great guy. He is collecting old computers from companies and individuals, checks and in some cases repairs them, and then gives them away to those who cannot afford to buy. He has done it for 12 years, and each system is delivered with a free OS."

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