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This is interesting

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on March 07, 2008 07:00 PM
What I'd like to see is the full suite of forensic and recovery tools available to Linux, starting with parted and a memory tester. A more full featured music player is also a must... since they have mplayer, why not just include a simple GUI for it?

I see no reason why, in the future, you couldn't use this for things like "OEM reset" tools as well as a place to put e.g. raid configuration tools.

This is just one more step on the road to the OS as a commodity. If you threw in an email client and convenient access to save/manage files on disk then splashtop itself would be "just enough" OS for many people's uses.

Forget the LiveCD. Imagine your utility CD(s) ready at your finger tips, no disc required. Imagine add-on apps for splashtop which can be automatically loaded from a CD, if one is in the drive.


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