Techworld: No Cheap Linux for UK Users
Jul 26, 2003, 07:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Judge)
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"Much has been made of the $169 diskless Linux PC launched by
Lindows in the US, but it seems there are no plans to sell it in
"Techworld has been unable to uncover any European distribution
for it--in fact the similar £250 E-scape Li, launched by
Evesham in October has been quietly discontinued in favour of a
"European vendors agree that cutting corners on a machine that
may not be easy to use is not a great idea.
"Evesham's E-scape was intended for economy-minded customers,
but apparently met with little success. The company quietly
discontinued the E-scape in June and launched the E-Linux 2400, a
more upmarket Linux PC..."