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There may already be a thread to this but I couldn't find one (it's amazing what you don't find when you don't look hard enough...). However, the thought has come to mind that a thread devoted to which generic or PC equipment and parts work with old macs. Many items were made for the mass market and either have mac drivers or software that can make them usable. Some items, like cards may need to be flashed and require an old PC motherboard to do it. Other items (like RAM) can be stuck straight in or like hard drives which need to be formatted first. I goi
Doing some work, I got a Raspberry Pi to run on solar batteries and partially charge up an external battery for night time use; adding a few more solar cells would fully charge the battery and run the Raspberry Pi 24/7. Currently the solar panel is foldable into a neat package the size of a small paperback novel. But this got me thinking. A few years ago at a Google/Linux conference which I spoke for the Brooklyn Linux User's Group, there was talk and demonstration of the "1 child/1 laptop" machine (aka the $100 laptop) for third world countries. It ran off a tiny battery, cranked generato