[IAEP] Venezuela orders 1 million laptops from Portugal
bernie at codewiz.org
Mon Sep 29 21:03:02 EDT 2008
Morgan Collett wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 21:54, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 9:06 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>>>> Am 29.09.2008 um 11:51 schrieb Morgan Collett:
>>>>> "The blue-and-white laptops — based on Intel Corp.'s Classmate PC
>>>>> design — are manufactured under license in Portugal and are primarily
>>>>> aimed at schoolchildren in developing countries."
>>>> No word on software - does anyone know more?
>>> I read somewhere that they will ship with a linux flavor developed in portugal:
>> Not very informative to techies.
>>> It's based in Mandriva, maybe we can make sure Sugar is there?
>> A little more information.
>> kernel 2.6.22
>> Originally based on SUSE, now on Mandriva.
>> Has anybody tried running the Fedora Sugar packages on Mandriva?
>> Do we need a distro lab where we can run lots of VMs at once?
> More information, although I'm not sure how credible:
> "The 30 GB hard drive is partitioned in 3 drives. 10GB Windows and
> 10GB for Caixa Mágica (Portuguese commercial Linux distro), and 10GB
> for the user profiles. All computers will dual boot the two OS by
Very interesting. Someone should contact the people behind Caixa
Magica and propose Sugar running on top of their OS.
Here is some comtact information:
Now, who speaks Portuguese here? ;-)
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