• Recycling older and unused laptops by installing a new operating system (Linux) and distributing them to community members.

    Help narrow the digital divide and build digital equity - your chance to donate unused laptops, keep them out of the landfill, and lengthen their useful life span.

    Linux adds years of life to older laptops that can no longer efficiently run Windows or its software, and usually speeds them up.

    Our Mission »  Donate a laptop »   Apply for a laptop » (65 in stock)   

    Laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon operating system

    Help support the REcompute mission

A recent interview about REcompute with WEFT Weekender hosts Vicki and Mark Niswander (WEFT 90.1 FM)


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Recent news in the Linux world, REcompute recipients, messages from donors and recipients.

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Linux news

  • Dec 18, 2023

To use the new Windows AI Studio tool, you must first install Linux. No, it's not a joke
Windows AI Studio is a new tool designed to help developers integrate AI into their Windows apps. It…

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REcompute recipients

  • Dec 11, 2023

Latest Recipient

Recipient Jane with her new laptop from REcompute, at Salt & Light this evening, another one donated…

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"It helps me get my schoolwork done. I’m blessed to have gotten in this program it’s great."
F.J. - Recipient

Quotes from donors and recipients

  • Oct 13, 2023

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