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LinuxDevices: Compact Linux Appliance Targets Web Surfing Apps

Nov 01, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Parisian startup Linutop is readying a compact, low-cost, Linux-based computing appliance aimed at web surfing kiosks in libraries, educational institutions, offices, hotels, hospitals, Internet cafes, and family rooms. The as-yet-unnamed Linutop device features a passively cooled x86-compatible Geode processor, and flash-based storage for completely silent operation.

"The Linutop PC is based on an unspecified Geode processor--possibly AMD's LX-800. The device has 256MB of RAM, and 512MB of flash-based storage..."

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