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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
We all know OLPC as an amazing educational tool for primary school children in the developing world. But is it appropriate for high school students? Will teenagers flock to the XO's kid-friendly design and child-centric Sugar OS?
We're about to find out, as Plan Ceibal just bought 90,000 XO-1.5 high school edition laptops for Uruguayan teenagers with a 25 year loan of $6 million from the Inter-American Development Bank.
XO-1.5 High School Edition
Now what makes a "high school edition" XO-1.5 laptop, and how is it different from an XO-1? The press release says: