🍄Using The Asus Eeepc 1000h

I have an Asus EeePC 1000H that was manufactured in 2009. Despite its old age, I love this little thing! The size is perfect not just for traveling, but it's great even on the couch. I got it on Ebay for around $30, but I used to have one just like it in university so it's part nostalgia for me too.

I swapped the hard drive with a faster solid-state drive, but the main constraint of this computer is its slow processor. It's difficult to use the apps that I'm used to on this machine, so I've been pushing myself to use lightweight, often terminal-based apps which takes a bit of getting used to.

Right now, I'm running OpenBSD with:

Aside from its size, it's also important for me to use computers for as long as I can because computers take up a lot of energy and money to produce. Of course not everyone has the capacity to go through all the effort to do this so I'm not saying this is what most people should be doing. I'm just fortunate that I'm able to at this point in my life.


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