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Re: [school-discuss] $100.00 laptop

I just hope it will boot from K12LTSP, Edubuntu and any other OSS server software, not just a Google replacement for MS.


At 07:55 AM 9/29/2005, you wrote:
I just noticed an article on this as well. It has me excited, and can't wait to see what the prototype looks and works like.
On Sep 28, 2005, at 5:33 PM, Gordon J. Holtslander wrote:

Came across these sites:

haven't noticed this being discussed here.

A $100.00 dollar laptop running linux - intended for education in the
developing world - and likely very practical for the developed world to.


prototype to be released at  World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
http://www.itu.int/wsis/ in November.

It looks like it is intended to support tablet style use (in addition to a
keyboard)- so one can use it without using a keyboard.  This opens many

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