[ubuntu-uk] 'The One': new low-priced laptop with linux inside

John Levin john at technolalia.org
Sun Feb 17 19:21:11 GMT 2008

Just found this article:


"the British company Elonex is launching the country’s first sub £100 
computer later this month and hopes to be making 200,000 of them by the 
"So how can Elonex make a computer for so little? ....
The secret is simple: open-source software. The One runs on Linux, which 
is a rival to Windows but completely free to use."
"Elonex will be launching the computer at the Education Show at the NEC 
in Birmingham at the end of this month, and is targeting schools as 
potential buyers."

The elonex website seems to be down at the moment:

So, anyone going to the Education Show? Anyone have any idea what distro 
it will be running?


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