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 softwaresuch 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
* [http://www.obsoletecomputermuseum.org/ Obsolete Computer Museum]
* [http://www.ancientcomputer.com/ Ancient Computer]
* [http://www.museo-computer.it Gli amici di HAL]
* [http://www.1000bit.net/ 1000Bit]
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