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An Italian retail site is selling the Asus Eee PC 1215P pre-loaded with Ubuntu Linux OS

Asus Eee PC 1215P with Ubuntu Linux now available in Italy
Asus Eee PC 1215P with Ubuntu Linux now available in Italy
The Atom-based mini-notebook is priced at about €280

According to a report from Eee PC.it, the Italian retail site Monclick has made available an Ubuntu Linux-based Eee PC 1215P. The mini-laptop emerges just a month after the Taiwanese PC manufacturer Asus stated that it will soon be offering Ubuntu Linux (instead of Microsoft Windows) netbooks and notebooks.

The 1215P model features a Dual-Core Pineview Intel Atom N570 (1MB of Level 2 cache) central processing unit with a clock frequency of 1.6GHz. This chip is energy efficient, delivers 64-bit support and houses the integrated Intel GMA 3150 graphics controller with dynamically allocated shared video memory. Furthermore, the mini-laptop sports a 12.1-inch LED-backlit TFT widescreen display that offers an HD 720p native resolution (1366-by-768 pixels).

The rest of the Asus Eee PC 1215P specs are as follows:

OS

Ubuntu Linux

Memory

2 GB DDR3 667MHz

Storage

320GB HDD (5400RPM)

Network

Wireless LAN 802.11n, Ethernet LAN

Audio

Integrated sound card, built-in microphone

Other Features

0.3MP 640x480 web camera for video chats, 3xUSB 2.0, SD card reader

Battery

6 cells, 6hrs

Weight

1.46kg

Price

€279.47

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Author: Ivan Zhekov, 2011-07-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)