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Re: [News] The Sun Only Powers GNU/Linux

On 2009-05-21, wispygalaxy <wispygalaxy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Spanish Solar-Powered, Bio-Degradable Netbook
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | The solar powered “GYY” is just one of the range of  ”ordenadores 100%
>> | libre” or 100% free computers (100% free apart from the actual price, we
>> | guess). The little machines are made of biodegradable plastic (fashioned
>> | from maize or other renewables) and run only open-source software under
>> | the GNU license.
>> `----
> www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/05/spanish-solar-powered-bio-degradable-netbook/
> This is cute!  Computers are famous for filling landfills and not being
> easily recycled.  Well, here you go- biodegradable computers.  I'd never
> thought that I'd see one of these so soon...

"The catch (isn’t there always a catch?) is that they are not yet real,
at least not in a yes-you-can-buy-one kind of way."

It sounds good... 

Using a mips processor... I'd prefer ARM. I reckon the ARM performs

The so-called "green" machine only has the case made from biodegradable
materials, the guts will still be poisonous.

> This reminds me of one school that made a blacktop basketball court out of
> old sneakers.  It had an interesting color to it, though.

I bet it had an interesting "old socks" odour to it as well....


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