[svlug] OLPC XO available to public - USB details

John Conover conover at rahul.net
Tue Sep 25 11:44:49 PDT 2007


Robert Citek writes:
> 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?
>

>From what I see, it probably will. For more info, see:

    http://olpc.com/
    http://www.olpcnews.com/
    http://wiki.laptop.org/

The http://www.olpcnews.com/ page seems to be the most informative-see
the click'ies on the right side of the page.

          John

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