ZDNet UK: Cheap Linux PCs Targeted at Home Users
Jun 24, 2003, 19:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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"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