BOSTON-- Nicholas Negroponte, chairman of the One Laptop Per Child organization to bring inexpensive computers to children around the world, wants a version of Linux that's doesn't require fast new processors or large amounts of memory. Puppy Linux would like to help.
The Linux version is 60MB in size and has been successfully run on machines with 100MHz processors and 32MB of memory, said Raffy Mananghaya, the interim chairman of the Puppy Linux Foundation. However, it's better with more than 64MB of memory and 420MB of hard disk space, he said. An Australian named Barry Kauler launched … Read more