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[aprssig] OLPC $199 laptop again

Jeffrey n9mxtham at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 22:04:31 UTC 2008


MSI Wind series of laptops where do I get one???

On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Neville A. Cross <nacross at gmail.com> wrote:
> For what is worth OLPC is in fact a Laptop, load with Fedora Linux
> using Sugar as desktop. I have seen OLPC running Fedora with Gnome
> Desktop and also running ubuntu. So it is possible to change the OS.
> There is a memory with Fedora Linux preloaded on sale at Amazon to do
> this kind of change more easily.
>
> I have read some news about a few thousands of OLPC donated to a south
> american country by microsoft and those are running windows.
>
> So, it is posible to use this hardware for amateur radio use no matter
> that we don't have any ham radio software designed to run over Sugar.
>
> Going further you can download a fedora linux live cd with Sugar
> desktop to try the OLPC at your regular computer.
>
> Hope this facts may help.
>
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