Advocates of Linux, the free open-source operating system, like to state that purchasing a standard-issue computing machine affects a Tax, because you have got no pick but to pay for Windows. New versions of Linux and cheap hardware like the new Everex gPC TC2502 brand that taxation avoidable.
This computing machine have a 1.5-gigahertz Via processor, 512 MBS of memory and an 80-gigabyte difficult drive. What do it stand up out, however, is GOS, a version of Linux specially made to run applications like GMail and Google Documents. It also runs OpenOffice, an open-source business office suite that tin manage Microsoft Word documents, and some multimedia system applications.
The interface characteristics an intuitive desktop interface with a set of icons. Clicking on the Map icon, for example, conveys up Google Maps. The apparent end is to travel much of the processing from the personal computer to the Internet.
The gPC is available now at for $200, including a keyboard and mouse. A monitoring device costs extra, and the Microsoft Tax is missing entirely. toilet BIGGS