Tag: nettop

Open-PC is the nettop for those who won’t be constrained by you and your corporate ways

Posted by – 03/02/2010

[via engadget.com]

Nettops come in all sorts of shapes, from Wii would-bes to keyboard come-alongs, but they’re all small, and most are running some variant of Windows. Not the Open-PC.

It isn’t particularly svelte (345 x 425 x 100mm) and it is entirely free of commercial software, with a KDE core neatly wrapped in a collection of free software. It was designed by the community, specifications and even price determined by a set of surveys, and by the end of the month it will be available to those who said they wanted it — meaning it’s put up or shut up time, Linux fans.