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ZDNet UK: Cheap Linux PCs Targeted at Home Users

Jun 24, 2003, 19:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"A start-up located near Microsoft's headquarters unveiled an effort to sell super-cheap Linux computers to home users.

"The 30-person company, Linare, on Monday began selling systems with its own version of Linux for $199 (£119.42), company chief executive Soma Sundaram said. Linare, founded in 2000 and formerly known as Aureex, integrates computers and software.

"Linare's system uses a 1GHz Intel-compatible Via Technologies processor. A $249 2GHz Advanced Micro Devices Athlon model is being planned for August. The systems have 128MB of memory, a 20GB hard drive, no monitor, the KDE graphical interface, and the OpenOffice software suite..."

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