Cheap Linux PCs may pressure One Laptop Per Child

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| Commercial laptops have a different value proposition and are meant for a
| different audience, Bajarin said. OLPC's XO has a Linux build with programs
| to educate children and charges batteries adapted for the local environment,
| using yoyos, solar panels and cow-powered generators.
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http://www.networkworld.com/news/200...-pressure.html


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Everex to launch Linux notebooks under US$300 next year

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| After introducing a US$198 Linux desktop this week, PC vendor Everex said it
| will bring Linux laptops under US$300 to users next year.
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http://www.linuxworld.com.au/index.p...995934&rid=-50


Wal-Mart Starts Selling Linux PCs for $198

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| Almost the Google PC: Everex gPC available at Wal-Mart
| On Thursday, WalMart begins selling the Everex Green gPC TC2502, a $198,
| low-power, Linux-based PC designed primarily for running Web 2.0
| applications.
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http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-980...g=2547-1_3-0-5