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Re: anyone interested in grouping together to get better pricing than $130 on ARM 7in Netbooks?

I like the sound this and would be interested in getting one, would it be available in the UK?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@lkcl.net> wrote:

>On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:
>> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>>> also, just so you know: i'll be buying at least one of these to give
>>> to anyone willing to port debian onto it (they're that cheap, duh).
>>> it already has some sort of random linux distro on it but it would be
>>> nice to have it done as a "proper" debian HOWTO etc. etc.
>> I'd be willing to do that. I should be able to get Debian Installer working
>> on it. So, if your plan goes ahead I'm interested in your donation.
> well, you're the first to reply, and we're definitely going ahead
>(regardless of how many people say they want to join in) so, tag,
>you're it :)
> i just wish these manufacturers would get their act together and
>produce 9in and 10in ARM netbooks.  there seems to be some sort of
>mis-match (of their own expectations) that a 600 or 700mhz ARM CPU
>somehow wouldn't be "good enough" to run a 1024x600 or 1280x800 LCD,
>which is complete rubbish.  anyway - the new apple tablet is set to
>dispel that myth, but not for a few months yet.
>so, this is "getting in early" with the silly-sized screen, see how it goes.
> l.
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