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$199 Shuttle kPC ditches Ubuntu for Foresight Linux

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When Shuttle unveiled its low-cost kPC desktop at CES in January, word was that the machine would come pre-loaded with a copy of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system. However, Shuttle has now put out a press release to say it has settled on a different distribution.

Shuttle says it has selected the little-known Foresight Linux to complement its affordable small-form-factor machine. Like Ubuntu, Foresight comes pre-loaded with a host of popular open-source software.

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"Having seen one of these boxes up and close already, it was fairly cool to see a system that just works out of the box. Since they have control over the hardware they ship, every single feature, including compiz just works!"

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