Korora Penguin GNU / Linux Notebook

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International Order? This model is available with a US, Spanish, or Brazilian Portuguese keyboard layout currently. The AC adapter is compatible with power grids around the world. We stock US/Canadian, [censored], [censored], and Australian AC adapters/plugs. For other countries please inquire. Shipping to most international destinations takes 3-5 business days. Taxes/duties not included. Please contact support if your regional requirements are not listed below.

All laptops and desktops are assembled at our US facility. This means taxes are not included in the prices shown. The taxes depend on the final destination of the goods rather than where the order was assembled. Orders going outside the US will therefore have any local taxes collected on delivery. To get an idea about the local tax rate in your country check out this wikipedia article.

Category Specification
Processor 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4200U Processor (3M Cache, 1.6Ghz, 2.60 GHz Turbo)
Screen 14.1" 1366x768 LED Wide Screen
Wireless 802.11N Atheros Wifi (freedom compatible chipset)
Webcam Built-in 1.3 Mega Pixel Camera
Memory Up to 16GB
Battery About 3 hours 45 minutes without optimization (significantly more with tweaking using powertop)
Card Reader SD/MMC Card Reader
Optical Drive Built-in Super-Multi Drive (supports DVD-RAM/R/RW/+/-/CD-R/RW)
Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Built-in Audio & Mic Yes, Intel HD
Ports LAN 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet
USB 2.0 x 2
USB 3.0 x 1
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes (No VT-d)
Approx. Dimensions 338mm (W) x 243mm(D) x 21mm on front/23.9mm(H) on rear side
13.3 inches (W) x 9.57 (D) x .83 on front/.94 inches (H) on rear
Weight 1.68 Kg / 3.7 lbs with 4-cell battery
Default configuration Includes the latest release of Ubuntu
Compatible with OpenBSD 5.8 passed basic tests of: wireless, audio (playback), USB support, touchpad, ethernet, and proper video resolution (3d acceleration was not tested)

OpenBSD 5.6 passed basic tests of: wireless, audio (playback), USB support, and proper video resolution (3d acceleration was not tested), and testing of the touchpad and ethernet failed.

Most other GNU/Linux flavours (hardware supports free & mainline kernels/project drivers)
Out Of Warranty & Other Support Services Available
For Mail-In Service Add (Per Computer) $34
USB Peripherals Setup/Tutorial
(Printers, Portable Audio Players, etc.)
Operating System Installs $49
Software Installations $29
Networked Peripherals Setup/Tutorial (Printers, etc.) $29
Data Transfers of up to 3GB $19
Data Transfers of up to 10GB $39
Data Transfers of up to 99GB $49
Diagnostics $54
Upgrades/Repair (per half hour; if no others apply) $55
Phone Support (per half-hour / non-warranty) $39
OS Media $24
Starting at just $699

OpenSUSE 13.1, RHEL 7, CentOS 7 (3d yes, requires kernel upgrade for touchpad), Debian 7 (requires kernel upgrade for touchpad and still no 3d), and similar distributions based on an older software stack may not have 3d acceleration support until newer releases are out, and may require a kernel upgrade to resolve touchpad issues. Brightness keys can be supported on older versions with a tweak of the GRUB configuration file.

Debian 8+, Fedora 20+, Ubuntu 14.04+, Lubuntu 14.04+, Peppermint Linux 5+, Kubuntu 14.04+, Linux Mint 17+, OpenSUSE 13.2+, and other recent distributions work out of the box.

Trisquel 7 is supported out of the box.

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Add bluetooth capability to your computer with a Penguin Bluetooth USB Micro Adapter. A Bluetooth USB adapter enables you to connect Mice, Phones, Keyboards, Speakers, and other devices wirelessly to your computer.

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Do you practice good PC hygiene? Need to transfer data? Get a USB drive! Need speed? Upgrade to a SSD! Drives formatted with fat32 have optimal compatibility between operating systems. Ext4 is better for backups and data transfer in GNU/Linux.

Get extra ports! If you have lots of accessories take advantage of a USB hub to keep everything organized and connected.

We offer a number of different keyboard layouts for our international customer base. Please take a look at the available layouts and pick the one that is best suited for you.

Our AC adapters are compatible with power grids from around the world. However different countries and regions utilize different power outlets which require different plugs/cables. Select whats right for you. Unsure? Contact support

We can install just about any distribution of which there is a recent release. Enter the distribution you would like installed and any configuration requests here. A list of commonly requested distributions have been vetted at the top of the page.