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"Now, we do have Fedora 10 SD Cards for the XO which we provide at the request of the Fedora Project and OLPC, however they take a while to boot. It is also quite slow due to the limitations of the XO, and the system can become unresponsive if you exhaust the physical memory. I personally had the F10 SD Card on my XO for a period of time, but eventually preferred to go without as opposed to waiting for it to boot and being careful to only open one application at a time.

"Karlie on the other hand has far less patience with her computers, so the Fedora 10 SD Card just wasn't a viable option. I had seen some other operating system alternatives for the XO, but they were either as stressing as the Fedora option, or were quite incomplete."

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