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Old 9th August, 2004, 04:00 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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I rarely see Alphaservers these days. A lot of them ended up being replaced by higher spec machines once more power was required. A great shame, as the Alpha series of processors was very good. Now there's not a lot of them left, as Compaq ran 'em into the ground before throwing the carcass to Intel.

If there's still an OS on the system, it's a 'thrown in the deep end' learning experience! It is possible to install Linux on 'em though. Things probably won't be as easy as on a PC, as far fewer people have Alpha machines.
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