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    For Sale: My IBM PS/1, printer, and literature

    Hey all, As I've gotten older I've found myself spending less and less time with my vintage computers so I'm starting to sell some of them, starting with my IBM PS/1. I'm selling it on my local Craigslist, but as I doubt anybody will bite I'll ship to VCF members (no idea how expensive that...
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    A dialup ISP in your basement?

    I've got a couple of old computers and laptops that would be great fun to network. The only problem here is their only networking hardware is dial-up modems. Would there be a way to take an old PII or PIII system and set it up so that I can plug in vintage systems to its dialup modem and have it...
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    An IBM haul of goodness!

    As my birthday gift to myself I bought the following: Mint condition IBM PS/1 with monitor, Model M2 keyboard, PS/1 printer, manuals, a flier that convinced the family to buy it, and some educational software. All from the original owners for the princely sum of $20. I'll get pictures later...
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    My new PS/2 Model 30-286

    Repost from my other thread, thought this would be more relevant here: Questions? Comments? Ideas on stuff I could do? Anyone have a clue how to remove the write-protection that seems to be enabled on the HardCard? I can't format or write any changes to it, so I'm assuming that's the issue...
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    Small Haul (more to come?)

    Went up to my favorite pc repair hangout (moms boyfriend is manager), and was poking around at the old stuff that's dropped off by various places, and usually given to me, when I spotted something. On closer inspection, it was an IBM PS/2 Model 30. Insanely happy, much to the amusement of the...
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    My new computer room.

    Howdy howdy, people of the VC Forum! It's been ages since I last posted, or even checked the forums, but I really haven't had much of a reason to. Well, now I do. Unfortunately, my parents broke up later last year, and my mom has just finished the process of moving out of my dads house. One...
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    2600-on-a-chip

    Hello everyone! Well, for christmas, my ever-observant grandmother picked me up an interesting bit of technology: an 'Atari Flashback 2'. It appears to be an incredibly small 2600 lookalike that plugs into a TV via RCA. After some googling, it appears that this is in the same vein as the C64...
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    Linux (debian perferred) Via floppy?

    Here is my situation: I have a Toshiba 400CDT, 40MB of RAM, 100GB (!!!) HDD (yes I have the BIOS finding all 100GB), and a PCMCIA wireless card. I would like to put Debian on it. The hangups: No CD drive, just a floppy drive. No ethernet, just WiFi No USB And i can't plug the hard drive into a...
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    I'm back, world!

    Well, it seems I might have a bit more time to devote to vintage computers. I'll probably mess around with my Model 100s and take so videos of my 486 doing crazy stuff. School is being... school-ey (that is to say, obnoxious beyond all belief, but that's for another post) and I have had no...
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    I'm back, world!

    Well, it seems I might have a bit more time to devote to vintage computers. I'll probably mess around with my Model 100s and take so videos of my 486 doing crazy stuff. School is being... school-ey (that is to say, obnoxious beyond all belief, but that's for another post) and I have had no...
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    WTB: DDR memory and an AGP video card.

    Well, I'm too poor to buy my own new system, but my 128MB/550MHz system is just slightly outdated, so I'm trying to slowly upgrade it. I have a PSU, Motherboard, and Pentium 4 processor, but I'm having immense difficulties procuring the other parts I need lately. Give me a price, and I'll see if...
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    Who here is going to VCF Midwest?

    Yesterday I checked the Vintage Computer Festival pages to see when the Midwest fest is, and found that it is on the 18th of this month. I'm trying to convince my parents to drive me the 20-hour-drive their, and then back, but first I was wondering: is anyone from the forum going to be there?
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    Tandyman100's new server!

    Okay, after a year and a half of delays, I finally got my router fixed and my server up. Finally. Main info page/site is at retro-net.ath.cx (might be getting 'real' TLD soon) Note: the page lies, the Quake I server is actually up. I will be adding a Windows 3.1/WFW3.11 info/downloads page...
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    *NIX for old laptop?

    I'm looking for a Unix/Xenix/Minix/Linux for my 486 Notejet. All I have is a floppy and an Aeronet 350 PCMCIA network card. No optical drive of any sort. I'm wanting a somewhat modern Linux version with a package manager, perferably. I've tried Debian netinst floppies, but they just hang...
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    Update on happenings in the Model 100 world!

    Hello from the land of Model Ts! Been pretty busy around here lately, and I haven't posted on the VCForums lately (sorry for those who miss my amateur self). There's been some really big things happening in the Model 100 world lately (if you want to read more about these and other happenings, go...
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