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LinuxDevices: Tux-Shaped Computer Runs Linux

Mar 01, 2006, 22:00 (4 Talkback[s])


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"Acme Systems is shipping a Penguin-shaped case for a tiny SBC (single-board computer) powered by an innovative MCM (multi-chip module) that runs Linux. The 6.7-inch tall, 30-Euro [US$35.78] 'Tux Case' houses the company's ;Acme Fox,' a 2.6 x 2.8-inch, 100-Euro [US$119.27], RISC-based board with Ethernet and dual-USB interfaces, and surface-mount connectors for other I/O.

"Acme is based in Italy, but offers an English translation of its website that explains, 'TUX Case is made up of six coloured parts in PVC: pecker, right and left legs are yellow, tummy, face and eyes sockets are made with one white part, front and back half are black...'"

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