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Old 11-26-2008, 01:43 AM   #1
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custom designed "computer" linux compatible parts, manufacturer

I'm interested in designing, or rather toying with the idea of a custom built product. Is this feasable , any tips or advice will be much appreciated.
Old 11-26-2008, 04:48 AM   #2
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Hi, take a look at the Linux HCL --->

Most hardware is supported, I would go for Intel and NVidia hardware to start with....
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^^ What Tuttle suggest ^^
Old 11-26-2008, 05:25 AM   #4
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maybe i wasn't clear, i would...for example like to design and market my own dvd player, or pvr, . something tivo hardware.
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Well I think there are people who sell Video/TV systems that is basically a PC with a pre-installed MythTV. I think there is a distro available for people who like to have a box dedicated to MythTV.

Of course companies like Asus is selling their own "customised" eee netbook PC with a Linux installation. That is a very popular product at the moment.

So I'd say it is possible with the right idea and the right resources...



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