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OfB.biz: Shuttle's SB62G2 Tops Our Linux System List

Dec 24, 2003, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Timothy R. Butler)

[ Thanks to Timothy R. Butler for this link. ]

When deploying GNU/Linux systems, there is always the predicament of what kind of system to use. You could continue buying systems from OEMs such as Dell and Gateway that do not support GNU/Linux and simply replace the systems' included OS with a GNU/Linux disk image. You could also go with HP Compaq's d220/d330 series of computers that offer Mandrake Linux 9.1 preloaded. However, if you are looking for systems that offer something more than a basic tower that includes GNU/Linux, you need to look elsewhere--at Shuttle.

"Over the past month at OfB Labs, I have spent a lot of time with Shuttle's new SB62G2 XPC. This model came out a few months ago and arrived to us fresh from Taiwan. Of course, Shuttle systems aren't quite the same as a Hewlett-Packard: there is some assembly required. A processor is needed and so are a number of other components..."

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