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Old 09-19-2011, 11:32 AM
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A fully functioning Linux box, capable of running Quake 3, is being released later this year. It's the size of a USB stick and will cost $25-$35.

Crazy.

www.raspberrypi.org
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A fully functioning Linux box, capable of running Quake 3, is being released later this year. It's the size of a USB stick and will cost $25-$35.

Crazy.

www.raspberrypi.org
might need to get one for the novelty if nothing else
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with the wifi dongle, will you be able to hook this up to a tv via hdmi and use it for streaming video?
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Sounds like a possibility:

http://videotechnology.blogspot.com/...80p-video.html
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So, is the time measured in weeks, months or years until we essentially have a device like this that serves, with perhaps various attachments, as our desktop/laptop/pad/smartphone?
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Finally was able to order one last night. Not sure what's I'm going to do with it at this point. Leaning towards setting it up with a spare hard drive as an HTPC.
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Finally was able to order one last night. Not sure what's I'm going to do with it at this point. Leaning towards setting it up with a spare hard drive as an HTPC.
I plan on doing something similar but it will probably be more of a front end and my current tower will be moved to a closet somewhere.

I ordered mine in March and it is back ordered till some time in June.

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from where did you order it? i see two links to distributors. the first one doesn't have a US location and i can't connect to the second one
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Ordered mine from RS components. I registered with them back when it was first released, put in a waiting list, and finally got an e-mail last night that I could order. Website says both distributors sell all over the world:

RS components:
http://uk.rs-online.com/web/

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http://www.farnell.com/
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I used http://newark.com/.

I ordered March 14 and estimated ship date is June 18th.
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