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Comments on: Soulpad or Blackdog http://www.futurefeeder.com/2005/08/soulpad-or-blackdog/ Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:00:39 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.12 By: matthew bennett http://www.futurefeeder.com/2005/08/soulpad-or-blackdog/comment-page-1/#comment-1038 Thu, 11 Aug 2005 04:19:51 +0000 http://futurefeeder.com/?p=474#comment-1038 I just saw these Blackdog’s today at Linuxworld in San Francisco. Pretty cool little boxes. They’re more like USB powered GumStix computers + a biometric thumbprint reader, from what I could tell.

There are less expensive ways to run a hosted OS on someone elses computer, too. Damn Small Linux and Puppy linux can both be installed to a thumbdrive, then booted on a host computer. You can get most of the functionality of the Blackdog on a $30 thumbdrive. They both fit on a business card CD-R, making them easy to play with, without much commitment.

I find DSL to be a quite capable OS. It jumps on the internet without configuration (dhcp), and can mount windows drives on the host computer, making it great for disaster recovery.


Fun stuff!