by Biser Perchinkov

Began sales of Open-PC

Model Open-PC XS with 1GB RAM and 40GB hard drive costs 249 dollars. Open-PC Micro priced 349 dollars includes 2GB RAM and 320GB hard drive. The price of the model is 387 euros and 10 euros from them are earmarked for development of KDE.

Housed in Building Mini ITX-Case with 25-watt power supply and comes pre-installed and configured system Linux / KD. Open-PC relies on a dual-core processor Atom D510 1,6 GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, motherboard Asus AT5NM10-I and videocard Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150. Available for purchase are currently three models in different form factors, it is clear from the site Another feature is that the Open-PC will be manufactured and sold by various manufacturers. Only the free software and fully documented hardware.

The computer is pre-configured and easy to use by anyone writes a blog on Karlichek. Hardware and software of the Open-PC were selected from the Linux community. Open-PC using only free software and drivers, said in his blog one of the project initsiiatorite Frank Karlichek. All can participate in the project. Use only documented hardware and free software first PC created by the free software community, rather than a big company.

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