PAE ; — Manjaro: The above solutions are somewhat poor though beautiful at times and might work for a computer executing a light program — playing music, for instance. After trying our Ubuntu 8. If anyone has performance optimizations hints for the AMD Geode LX platform or good results with other distros, please post some comments. It never gets hot Ipfire generates stats about hd temperature, for instance.

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Geode (processor)

Early x86 bit Am The device had to: However, it was reported that the specific design team for Geode processors in Longmont, Coloradohas been closed, and 75 employees are being relocated to the new development facility in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Geode processors tightly integrate some of the functions normally provided by a separate chipsetsuch as the northbridge. Retrieved from ” https: I settled on antiX, a distribution based on Debian and great for older equipment.

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Some time ago i was searching for a tiny fanless computer to use as an ecological, always-on server to run services on. In other projects Egode Commons.

It is expected that the Geode line of processors will be updated less frequently due to the closure of the Geode design center. AMD bought the Geode business from Viddeo in August to augment its existing line of embedded x86 processor products.


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Geode GX and LX processors are typically found in devices such as thin clients and industrial control systems. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Yeah, proprietary software is worse. I can only recommend the Ipfire guys as excellent professionals, their distro works so fine in such a tiny machine. Geode processors are optimized for low power consumption and low cost while still remaining compatible with software written for the x86 platform.

I have one of such machines, a netbook made in Brazil by a Chinese apparently company which later stopped making it.

However, they have come under competitive pressure from VIA on the x86 side, and ARM processors from various vendors taking much of the low-end business. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here For other uses, see Vidso disambiguation. Views Read Edit View history. It never gets hot Ipfire generates stats about hd temperature, for instance.

Modern Netbook distros rely heavily on Intel hardware and are not i compatible After trying our Ubuntu 8. All in all, an excellent option for that use case.


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The original Geode processor core itself is derived from the Cyrix MediaGX platform, which gideo acquired in National’s merger wmd Cyrix in I came to the conclusion that, no matter how light the Desktop Environment — LXDE, Enlightment, whatever — memory use will be critical for such a small computer. I once used it also as print geoee, but now things go directly to the laser printer. After a proper apt-get upgrade, docs removal through the provided remove. PAE ; — Manjaro: HandyLinux; — 2nd best, very awesome: What I did, and worked, was to download the Flash videos and played them with mplayer, with all the tweaks on, like framedropping etc.

LX brought many improvements, such as higher speed DDR, a re-designed instruction pipe, and a more powerful display controller. After trying our Ubuntu 8.