Many of the computers we donate to financially-disadvantaged kids will
need improved 3D graphics, especially for our students that require
extra GPU power for 3d CAD and scientific software. Currently, we are
having good results with the nVidia GeForce 9800GT. It does not require
an additional power source and has the necessary power most of our
We can also use
the ATI equivalent Radeon HD5450, although those drivers can be a bit of
a challenge in Linux. Normally we would just purchase the cards we
need but donations have been a bit slow this last quarter so if you have
a card of this quality and can afford to donate it, please contact me
helios at fixedbylinux dott kom and I can provide you with a shipping
We sincerely appreciate your help.
blather and mumbling provided by
Many of the kids we build computers for visit this blog. Please post anything you want but do it with the thought of an 11 year old child sitting next to you.
Our kids get exposed to enough trash in the world, let's not add to it here. We can't "clean up" the internet, but we can do our part not to add to the garbage pile. - Thanks for being part of what we do. - h
Meet Frazzle...Our Mascot during HeliOS Solution Business Meetings
Enterprise-Level Blackmail Opportunities
GNU may be a registered trademark of the Free Software Foundation. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Ubuntu and Canonical are registered trademarks of Canonical Ltd. Debian is a registered trademark of Software in the Public Interest, Inc. And of course Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation, and AMD is a registered trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Windows, XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Microsoft Office are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. My research shows that "embrace, extend and extinguish" is not held as a legal trademark by anyone as of yet. Microsoft might want to snatch that up just to round out their portfolio.
Hey, I'm just sayin'...
while I am at it, this is a known spammer's email address and I am placing it here so his email address will be harvested by other spammers. firstname.lastname@example.org