Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 24th Jun 2009 20:44 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Software originally developed for the One Laptop per Child project can now be used on any old PC. Sugar on a stick, as it is known, can be run from a USB drive to give aging PCs a new interface and access to collaborative educational software. The software, designed for use by children, was launched at the LinuxTag conference in Berlin. It has been developed by Sugar Labs, a breakaway organisation from OLPC. "[Sugar on a stick] is a great new opportunity to breathe new life into these old machines," Walter Bender, founder of Sugar Labs, told BBC News.
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by shiny on Thu 25th Jun 2009 06:15 UTC
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I have an unpleasant feeling that in this context the "old PC" means "PIII with 256 MB of RAM" or more.
Not really what I'm used think of an old PC.

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RE: Old?
by Bobthearch on Fri 26th Jun 2009 14:46 in reply to "Old?"
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Well, a computer that's much older than a P4 won't be able to boot from a USB drive, and a computer older than a PIII may not even have USB at all.

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