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[aprssig] OLPC $199 laptop again

Gregory A. Carter gcarter at openaprs.net
Mon Nov 17 22:13:01 UTC 2008


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834152071

That's the place and model I got... newegg seems to have them in stock.

There are several other models of MSI Wind with varying prices offered at
newegg as well.

Greg
NV6G
OpenAPRS.Net

On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 2:04 PM, Jeffrey <n9mxtham at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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