Recycling is a good job! However it does not fit so well in this sub-forum IMHO, better post it in device hacking?
As much as I don't like Microsoft, it seems that the easiest way to develop projects on the Arduino is to just use Windows.
cause my dumpster computer instantly blue-screens with windows, and I know how to make arduino work fine with linux (its really not rocket surgery) ps: I hate vim
I just run my image and I have a complete new system in 10 mins. I cannot do that with Windows. Just a great way to try new programs and do development.