“About two weeks ago, Wal-Mart began selling $200 Linux-based
PC. The initial run was around 10,000 units. Now Wal-Mart is sold
out. Has Linux now found a niche?
“The system sold by Wal-Mart was an Everex’s TC2502 gPC and is
the first mass-market $200 desktop PC. The spec of the system is
very low–1.5 GHz VIA C7 CPU embedded onto a Mini-ITX motherboard,
512MB of RAM and an 80GB hard drive–but this doesn’t matter
because the system does pretty much everything that your average PC