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[aprssig] OLPC $199 laptop again

Jason Rausch jason at ke4nyv.com
Sun Nov 16 19:32:11 UTC 2008


Found this interesting video about running XP on the XO:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I4Wj8BB5lk

Jason KE4NYV
RPC Electronics
www.rpc-electronics.com


--- On Sun, 11/16/08, Jim Tittsler <ZL2IA at OnNZ.net> wrote:

> From: Jim Tittsler <ZL2IA at OnNZ.net>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] OLPC $199 laptop again
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Date: Sunday, November 16, 2008, 2:26 PM
> On Nov 17, 2008, at 06:31, Scott Miller wrote:
> 
> > I found the Sugar interface clunky and confusing, and
> inconsistently
> > implemented.  As much as I'd like to see this
> project succeed, I'm
> > afraid I really don't have that much faith in it. 
> Not when regular
> > netbooks are heading into the same price range.  Maybe
> if the software
> > suite has really been drastically improved in the last
> 9 months, but I
> > haven't heard anything about that.
> 
> If you haven't upgraded to 8.2.0 yet, you definitely
> should.  Several  
> rough edges have been smoothed off.
>    http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Olpc-update
> 
> 
> 
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