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Date: 2013may29
Distro: Ubuntu
OS: Linux
Keywords: donation, donate

Q.  I am giving a old computer away what should I do?

A.
1. Install Ubuntu 2. Wipe freespace 3. Give to your local computer charity
1. Download from http://ubuntu.com And burn to a CD-ROM Select the option to replace everything on the disk(s) 2. Securely wipe freespace
sudo apt-get install secure-delete sfill -v <directory-on-disk>
eg:
sfill -v /home
3. In Toronto - Free Geek Toronto http://freegeektoronto.org Check the hours and/or phone first -- they might have odd hours.

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