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The BeagleBoard: $149 Linux System

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| The beagleboard is low cost fanless development board with Linux support. And
| it is low cost, you can get one for $149 from digikey. And it is low power,
| it uses less than 2 Watts and can run via USB power (although it does have a
| secondary power input).
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http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/...9-linux-system


Related:

Fit PC runs Linux and draws only 5W of power

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| There are power efficient computers and then there are power efficient
| computers. *Enter the Fit PC, a small, self-contained, fanless computer that
| draws 3W to 5W when it is on. *
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http://tech.blorge.com/Structure%20/...y-5w-of-power/


Linux vs. Windows Power Usage

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| For these tests we hadn't used the Lenovo ThinkPad R52 notebook again, but
| had turned to an older hardware configuration. *
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=880&num=1


Windows, Linux vie for honours

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| Projects include the "tickles kernel" which enables the processor to sleep
| between tasks and better power management to USB peripherals.
|
| [...]
|
| That lightness had also allowed Linux to become a strong player in the
| embedded market, where energy efficiency was critical to success, Mr King
| said. *
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http://www.australianit.news.com.au/...013045,00.html


Report: Linux, open source greener than Windows

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| A new report from the U.K. Office of Government Commerce about Open
| Source Software Trials in Government, has found that servers running
| Linux could combat the rising problem of e-waste because they last
| up to twice as long as machines running Windows.
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http://searchopensource.techtarget.c...ml?track=sy184
http://tinyurl.com/38cge3
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