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Re: GNU/Linux Beats Windows on OLPC

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____/ Homer on Monday 12 Sep 2011 16:30 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>
>> 0% of XOs run Windows
>>
>>  ,----[ Quote ]
>> | A stray comment today about Windows not working on ARM machines, by
>> | someone who thought all OLPC laptops had moved away from Linux,
>> | reminded me to reaffirm something: Every XO we have ever made
>> | shipped from the factory with Linux. The 2M+ XOs running Linux is
>> | one of the largest deployments of Linux in the classroom anywhere in
>> | the world, and the largest in primary schools.
>> `----
>>
>> http://blog.laptop.org/2011/09/01/every-xo-runs-linux/
> 
> Good.
> 
> I must admit, even I wasn't sure about the situation (pre-ARM).

OLPC brought us a lot of today's low-cost devices. it forced the price-fixing
cartel -- inc. Intel -- to be reasonable.

- -- 
		~~ Best of wishes

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