Trashware is computer equipment assembled from old hardware, using parts from different computers, for use by disadvantaged people to bridge the digital divide. Most trashware uses free software such as the Linux operating system.

Trashware, with its social aims, is different from retrocomputing, which has only cultural and recreational purposes.

Trashware is an English word coined in Italy.Fact|date=February 2007

See also


External links

* [ Obsolete Computer Museum]
* [ Ancient Computer]
* [ Gli amici di HAL]
* [ 1000Bit]

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