First Photos of MIT's $100 Laptop prototypes (Its Linux powered)
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    First Photos of MIT's $100 Laptop prototypes (Its Linux powered)

    First Photos of MIT's $100 Laptop prototypes (Its Linux powered)

    That OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) is finally unveiled...In prototype form...Well, at least it gives you an idea of what its gonna look like.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/pete/se...57594143224765

    Its small, it looks like something designed by Fisher-Price, and its running Fedora Core 5 (Linux)

    Official site of OLPC
    http://www.laptop.org


    <edit> url of pictures got screwed, should work now. thanks striek for the heads up</edit>

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    Hi F2B,
    Thanks for posting this. What an interesting project. The part I would like to know more about is the software. According to the wiki, the laptop will have a 512MB flash memory drive. And, as you wrote, it's to be running Fedora 5 (at least the protypes will). So, speaking of desktop environments, if they go with Linux, I wonder what they will run?

    I guess you could do XFCE, or something like that. Hmm.
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