Using Open Source to Virtualize Old (Ancient) PCs

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http://www.thevarguy.com – If you’re like me, you — or your customers — have an excessive number of old PCs lying in your basement or in a storage room. Time to throw those old PCs in the recycling bin? But what if you can’t bear the thought of saying goodbye to those machines forever? Fret not: Using a few open-source tools, you can immortalize those retired PCs as virtual machines without having to hold on to the actual hardware. I received my first computer, an IBM PS/1, as a gift in 1992. I was in second grade and my previous PC experience was limited to playing around with the Apple IIes (ca (IT news)