[clug] Ubuntu at the low end

Daniel Rose drose at nla.gov.au
Sun Jul 6 23:31:41 GMT 2008

Jason Stokes wrote:
> There's an organization called "charity computers which has branches in
> Canberra and Brisbane: http://www.charitycomputers.com.  Charity
> Computers provides old PCs cheaply to the unemployed, hard-off etc.
> They pre-load versions of Windows on these PCs, and give them out to the
> unemployed, hard-off, etc -- in fact, by admission completely illegally,
> since the cost of the license fees from Microsoft would eclipse the cost
> of the PC.  I don't know how they've dealt with the mandatory
> registration requirements of XP and Vista.
Last time I got in touch with these people they had mass volume licencing for Windows 98.

I'm just up the road from them and they take all my toxi-- er, classic museum pieces.

Daniel Rose
National Library of Australia

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