ZDNet UK: The HP 'People's Notebook' Runs Linux
May 12, 2003, 13:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Winston Chai)
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"Hewlett-Packard is selling a low-cost 'people's notebook'
running Linux, believed to be the first time that the US IT giant
has sold a consumer computer with the open-source operating system
"HP custom-made the Linux notebook to support a Thai government
drive to increase computer ownership, reported the English-language
Thai dailies The Bangkok Post and The Nation.
"The authorities have subsidised the cost of the portable, along
with a desktop PC made by a Thai firm. Crowds thronged a Bangkok
convention centre on Friday to view and buy the machines..."