[svlug] OLPC XO available to public - USB details

Robert Citek robert.citek at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 11:26:01 PDT 2007


On 09/25/2007 01:04 PM, Paul Reiber wrote:
> No, but I've been looking into that option.  There's SO much
> software/stuff to look at and run in there already that the unit's
> compellingly useful even when it's not on the net.  I can use a USB
> stick to move files onto/off-of the unit if/when wireless isn't an
> option.
> 
> IMHO the XO's very much in a sweet spot right now - great bang for the buck.

My laptop needs are fairly minimal: Firefox (web browsing), Thunderbird 
(e-mail), terminal (ssh to remote machines), and terminal server client 
(vnc/rdp).  Can the XO do those things?

For everything else, I can vnc/rdp or ssh to my desktop or servers.

Regards,
- Robert





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