[ubuntu] What can I do with an old laptop?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have an older Laptop with the following specs: AMD Athlon XP-M 2800+ (2.13 GHz) 512 MB RAM Savage S3 Savage4 Pro (32 MB) Card (apparently not supported by Ubuntu 9.10) 40 GB HDD LAN, WLAN, BlueTooth 15" screen with 1024*768 pixels It has a very loud an annoying fan and does not have a battery any more. So it is basically not a laptop but a mobile desktop computer now. It can be disassembeled and put into a different case or something ... I thought about building an internet terminal out (Hardware)