'Why I Use the IBM Model M Keyboard That's Older Than I Am'

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Slashdot reader yeokm1 recently installed Linux on a 1993 PC. But in a new blog post he lists every keyboard he’s owned over the last 12 years — to explain why he’s now typing on a 5.3-pound Model M keyboard from 1987 that’s older than he is, “with its legendary buckling-spring switch.” It’ll probably last me the decades to the day that keyboards should become obsolete… It is sad that with all the advancements in computing, the one piece of


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