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[aprssig] OLPC $199 laptop again

Jeffrey n9mxtham at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 22:19:53 UTC 2008


I want this $199 one... I don't anything too it but total basic....

On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 4:13 PM, Gregory A. Carter <gcarter at openaprs.net> wrote:
> 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
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> 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.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Neville
>> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Yn1v
>> > Linux User # 473217
>> >
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