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[News] GNU/Linux-based Shuttle KPC Scores 8/10

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Shuttle KPC K4800

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| If you're in the market for a solid secondary system for running basic tasks 
| and surfing the Web, or if you're ready to take the Linux plunge, the K4800 
| is one of the best deals around, especially if you already have a spare 
| monitor, keyboard, and mouse.   



Shuttle KPC K45 Barebones System

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| I spent the majority of my time using Linux Mint, because it's the
| least-hassling Linux distribution I've ever come across. It's Ubuntu with
| enough tweaks and uniquely Mint applications that it's its own animal.


Shuttle KPC K4500 Compact PC - PC World

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| Alas, neither drive bay is externally accessible, so you can't add an
| internal optical drive. When the K4500 functions as a corporate PC or a kiosk
| machine, this is no problem; but if you want to install a copy of Windows
| (the KPC runs Linux), plan on doing it via an external drive. The machine
| lacks front-panel ports such as USB 2.0 and audio, though it has four USB 2.0
| ports plus legacy parallel and serial ports on the back.
| [...]
| The K4500 runs a green-hued version of the Gnome Linux desktop. Overall, the
| user experience is good, and the speed adequate. The PC ships with the
| OpenOffice productivity suite and such other Linux apps as the Firefox
| browser, the Pidgin instant messenger, and the F-Spot photo organizer.



Shuttle announces K45 mini-PC barebone, and systems shipping with Linux

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| Shuttle recently introduced its K45 mini-PC barebone, based on the Intel
| 945GC chip set and supporting both power-saving and current dual-core  
| processors.


$199 Shuttle kPC ditches Ubuntu for Foresight Linux

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| When Shuttle unveiled its low-cost kPC desktop at CES in January, word was
| that the machine would come pre-loaded with a copy of the popular Ubuntu
| Linux operating system.  


Shuttle KPC Desktop

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| Computer Shopper does not currently have pricing information for this
| product. It may be available directly from the manufacturer's Web site.

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