In 07/2019 a dual-cpu Talos 2 bundle was 96% cheaper compared to 07/2022 (6.621 € vs 13.002 € (including the EUR/USD exchange rate (1,137 vs 1,0)).

Has the higher cost of and become prohibitive to you?
Where do you see this platform in the future?

Β» Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them. Β«
β€”Frank Herbert, Dune

The Vikings Store ships each order with free software stickers. Some new ones have just arrived fresh from the USA!

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

@fsf I couldn't find FSF coffee mugs and glassware in your shop - recently broke my FSFE cup which I wanted to replace with one minus the "E" πŸ™‚ Consider selling some?

3mdeb is working on getting KGPE-D16/D8 support back into Coreboot, to bring new features and fixes. (Read u.fsf.org/3lp) These motherboards run almost all of the FSF's infrastructure and can run an entirely free bios with LibreBoot or a free CoreBoot build. @3mdeb_com

Wondering if the glue would become softer if the CPU was heated before attempting to lift the spreader.

How much heat can the CPU withstand before joining Valhalla?

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CPU heat spreader removed.

CPU was destroyed in the process. Removal of said heat spreader is probably straightforward if you can guarantee a max. depth of cut.

Don't be the guy who doesn't write a product review after making a purchase/testing our services/products (it only takes 1 minute). You're helping a small free software company build a good track record and making it easier for others to make buying decisions. /thum

Many thanks to Vikings @vikings for donating prizes a server to help us run the conference successfully! #LibrePlanet 2022!

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