[aprssig] OLPC $199 laptop again

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Sun Nov 16 14:13:14 EST 2008

> Again true.   It doesn't compute for those of us over 12..   The
> Blog-comments on the newer versions of Sugar are promising...   As an
> alternative, either Debian or Ubuntu can now be installed on the XO.
> That's going to be my route to make it into a usable system.

For what it's worth, it was mostly incomprehensible for my 12 year old 
and 9 year old as well.  They both liked playing with the camera, but 
that's about it.  I used it for web surfing a little, but the browser 
was slow and tended to lock up.


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