[ubuntu-uk] News Item- Low Cost PC/ Motherboard running on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy)

Jim Kissel jlk at osml.eu
Thu Nov 8 10:24:32 GMT 2007

Rob Beard wrote:
> Quoting Renjith Nair <renjith4 at gmail.com>:
>> Hello Everyone,  Good morning !
>> Some of you may have already seen this newsitem on slashdot. It is a welcome
>> sign that ubuntu is being considered as the operating system of their choice
>> by various manufacturers :-)
>> *Low Cost PC/ Motherboard running on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) with the
>> lightweight Enlightenment window manager instead of KDE/GNOME*
>> Slashdot Story: http://hardware.slashdot.org/hardware/07/11/07/2036249.shtml
>> "hardware hacking enthusiasts can now get their hands on the guts of the
>> Everex TC2502 Linux PC for just $60 (USD). The compact x86-compatible "gOS
>> Dev Board" offers a lightweight Linux-based OS designed for use with Google
>> Apps"
>> Original Link : http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5305482907.html
>> Currently it is available from a US retailer namely ClubIT but they are not
>> accepting International orders. Is there any similar product available in
>> UK?
>> Regards,
>> Renjith
> Thats pretty cool, so it's basically a similar spec to what you'd get  
> on the EPIA boards just not as small and maybe higher power  
> requirements.  Would be pretty good for a second PC for web browsing  
> though.
> I'd be interested to know if anyone finds a supplier.

> Rob

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