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How to put together a home desktop computer for email and access to all the enhancements of varied web sites.

What's with all the open-ended questions vaguely related to Linux?

Are we doing homework for you or something?  To answer the latest (and
first) question, there are a number of sites dedicated to reviewing
hardware quality and Linux compatability, including and .


On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 17:51:28 -0500
Don Saklad <dsaklad at> wrote:

> a. You're putting together a home desktop computer with GNU/Linux for
> email
>    and for access to all the features and enhancements, of varied web
>    sites, emphasis on access to all of the features of varied web sites
>    and emphasis on access to all of the enhancements of varied web
>    sites, what motherboard would you look to for this device?...
> b. What other basic home desktop computer hardware for GNU/Linux
>    would you want included for this machine?...
> In asking around even the best people either reply with jargon that
> enthusiastic neophytes wouldn't get or respond obliquely that answers
> could be presumptive of the general lack of acknowledgement of problems
> that consumers have with, for example, the dell or the iMac computers.
> Some references tried
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