Your Home Linux gives old PCs a new lease on life by replacing their bloated commercial operating system (OS) with Linux
For several years, we've been using Linux at home and at work. In this short time, Linux has evolved from a niche OS favored by DIYers and computer science geeks into an increasingly easy-to-use, virus-free, speedy platform. The OS is improving at breakneck speed, and gaining fans worldwide.
But our primary interest in Linux has always been this: It's great for giving PCs with modest specifications a new lease on life, thereby keeping them out of the trash.
For home users, that means:
- Finally, a useful purpose for those desktops and laptops gathering dust in a closet
- A fast-booting computer to put in unexpected places (kitchen, garage or shed)
- A perfect system for kids (plus, loads of free games and educational applications)
- A highly configurable PC for people with special needs
- A home media server
- A home "cloud" server
Best of all, all this is possible using PC hardware you already own.
- Load your old, "useless" PC with an appropriate flavor of desktop or server Linux
- Create an always-on home "cloud" for your music, video and data
- Teach you how to add free software from the secure, virus-free Linux repositories
- Teach you how to update your system to the latest version of Linux
- Consultation and demonstration (about 1 hour)
- Installation (about 1 hour)
- 2 months of free support
Additional services, including hardware recommendations, networking support, additional tools and education available at a negotiated hourly rate.