How Low Can You go and Still Run Linux?
Jan 15, 2008, 23:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"I remember when getting a decent PC would set you back at least
a grand. Then it was $500. Now, it's $150!? That's the story that
small vendor LinFX wants you to buy along with its PC with
"How does LinFX manage to sell a fully operational computer with
a 15-inch display for $150? Well, while the Linux distribution,
PCLinuxOS 2007, is a state-of-the-art 21st century desktop Linux,
the hardware, an IBM NetVista desktop with a 900MHz Intel Pentium
III and 256MB of RAM, is right out of the year 2000..."
PCLinuxOS Computer--Every Damn Thing You Need for $150(Jan 13,