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Author Topic: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL  (Read 6413 times)

nubcnubdo

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« Last Edit: May 26, 2007, 02:30:22 pm by nubcnubdo »
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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2007, 08:57:35 am »

Hello:
I will try to contact the manufacturer and ask that question. Thanks for the heads up.
regards
Darrell
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nubcnubdo

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2007, 11:20:09 pm »

« Last Edit: May 29, 2007, 01:27:59 pm by nubcnubdo »
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nubcnubdo

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2007, 07:08:46 pm »

Here's a couple vids from youtube:

Chris Pirillo (lockergnome) tests Zonbu Zonbox  24:14
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tNuYfbEa4g

a tour of Zonbu OS (advertisement)  5:29
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jyOU13aBB8
« Last Edit: May 28, 2007, 12:52:42 pm by nubcnubdo »
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never_stop_learning

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2007, 07:53:57 pm »

From experience with machines of similar specs, the Linutop will run much more efficiently with Vector.
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nubcnubdo

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2007, 05:19:32 am »

On the Linutop, VectorLinux would be twice as fast as Xubuntu.
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nubcnubdo

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« Last Edit: May 30, 2007, 09:55:55 am by nubcnubdo »
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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2007, 04:47:43 am »

MaxSpeed MaxTerm thin client: several MaxTerm models run Red Hat

http://www.maxspeed.com.au/products/maxterm.htm
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nubcnubdo

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2007, 06:48:16 am »

Cute-Box.com = leading thin client/compact pc manufacturer

http://cute-box.com/

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Cute-Box.com is the official website of SD-Omega Thin Client. SD-Omega Electronics Industry Co., Ltd located in China.
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tomh38

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2007, 07:49:59 am »

I guess the question "Yeah, but does it run Linux?" is already answered here.

Sorry, couldn't resist ...
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nubcnubdo

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #10 on: July 27, 2007, 08:04:43 am »

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cintyram

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2007, 04:48:35 pm »

how about this?
 Plan A:  we contact the manufacturers, and hope that works.
 Plan B:  we purchase a review.demo unit and install VL on it. and publish our own review.
            that way we can  share in revenue from the hardware sales originating on our site.
 Plan C: some how come up with money for Plan B :)
           
  well basically, if we demonstrate on one unit that we are much better than Xubuntu etc..
 i hope the manufacturers will wake up and smell the coffee :)

 metvas, what is the response so far like?
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uelsk8s

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #12 on: July 27, 2007, 05:20:08 pm »

this one http://www.dataevolution.com/dectop%20info%202.htm
is only $99.00 and if you buy 3 you get 1 free thats 4 for $297.00
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Joe1962

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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #13 on: July 27, 2007, 05:44:48 pm »

Heh, I just saw the decTOP earlier today. Cool stuff for $99... :o
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Re: What if Zonbox, Linutop ran VL
« Reply #14 on: July 27, 2007, 07:17:08 pm »

I don't know. They're cute, but would I really want a computer with just a 10 gig drive and 128 megs of RAM? And a USB 1.1 port??? Welcome to 1998!

I can think of better ways to spend $99.
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