The Penguin D Mini Edition GNU / Linux Desktop

The Penguin D Mini Edition GNU / Linux Desktop
The Penguin D Mini Edition GNU / Linux desktop is a great solution for the bedroom. It's small, fast, and works great for streaming video without any lag, and is a real full desktop system shipping with an Intel processor. Unlike many entertainment systems this one doesn't come with problematic components or stifle your ability to keep the operating system software up to date.

  • Supports up to 4K monitors and televisions (4096x2160) @ 60Hz

  • Ships with an Intel® Quad-Core Processor J4105 (up to 2.5 GHz)

  • Supports up to 16GB of DDR4 2133/2400 SO-DIMM

  • Support for most popular and libre (free) Linuxdistributions

  • Not dependent on OS-loaded binary blobs/firmware or other proprietary drivers: Run a completely free OS!




International Order? We stock US/Canadian, [censored] ("UK" style plug type G), [censored] ("Europlug"), Japan, New Zealand, and Australian AC adapters/plugs. For other countries please inquire. Shipping to most international destinations takes 3-5 business days. Taxes/duties not included. If the configuration you want is not an option below please contact support with your regional requirements.

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
Slots On Motherboard (wifi module optional) 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slot
1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi module
Storage Options On Motherboard (please note case limitations) 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug
2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug
Memory Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
2 x DDR4 SO-DIMM Slots
Supports DDR4 2400/2133 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Dimensions 192 x 210 x 62mm (about 7.56 x 8.27 x 2.45 inches)
Graphics Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 600: 12 EUs inside (Up to 750MHz)
DX12, OpenGL 4.3, OGL ES 3.0, OpenCL 2.0
HW Acceleration Decode: HEVC (H.265) 8 bit, HEVC (H.265)10 bit, H.264 @ Lvl5.2 (AVC), JPEG/MJPEG, VP8, VP9 8bit, VP9 10 bit
HW Acceleration Encode: HEVC (H.265) 8 bit, HEVC (H.265)10 bit, H.264 @ Lvl5.2 (AVC), JPEG/MJPEG, VP8, VP9 8bit
Three graphics output options: D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI
Supports Triple Monitor
HDMI 2.0 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 60Hz
DVI-D with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
D-Sub with max. resolution up to 2048x1536 @ 60Hz
Auto Lip Sync, xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI 2.0 Port (Compliant HDMI 2.0 monitor is required) HDCP with DVI-D and HDMI 2.0 Ports
Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback with DVI-D and HDMI 2.0 Ports
Optional DVD-RW Drive External USB
Motherboard Connectors 1 x COM Port Header
1 x Chassis Intrusion and Speaker Header
1 x CPU Fan Connector (3-pin)
1 x Chassis Fan Connector (3-pin)
1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 3 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)*

*USB3_0_1 is shared with USB_0_1.
LAN PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Realtek RTL8111H
Wake-On-LAN
Lightning/ESD Protection
Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
PXE
Audio 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)
Premium Blu-ray Audio support (Blu-ray not included)
Surge Protection
ELNA Audio Caps
Rear Panel I/O PS/2 Mouse Port
PS/2 Keyboard Port
D-Sub Port
DVI-D Port
HDMI Port
Optical SPDIF Out Port
2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
Wifi (optional) Free Software Friendly Atheros 802.11n Wifi
Default distribution Most recent version of Linux Mint
Power PicoPSU-80 and 60W adapter
Compatible with Linux, Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit(UEFI mode only)
(MS Windows not included nor technical support included)


Have questions?
E-mail support or call us at: 1-888-39-THINK (84465)


Penguin Support: 1-888-39-THINK (84465) Price
For Mail-In Service Add (Per Computer) $34
USB Peripherals Setup/Tutorial
(Printers, Portable Audio Players, etc.)
$19
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
Supported distributions:

Trisquel 8 (with LTS enablement stack)
Parabola 2018.06.02, 2018.06.04, 2018.06.11, 2019.03.10, 2020.01.18, 2020.01.22, 2020.08.02, 2020.08.03
Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
Kubuntu 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
Lubuntu 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
LinuxMint 19, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 20
Fedora 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 Series 8.0, 8.1, 8.2
CentOS 8 Series 8.0, 8.1, 8.2
Debian 10
elementary OS 5.0, 5.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.1.4, 5.1.5, 5.1.6

Most recently released distributions are compatible out of the box. Contact us for details about support for your preferred distribution.

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If you want more desk space, a newer flat panel monitor may be just what you need. Flat panel monitors take up less desk space and have wider screens for a larger viewing area. Only available for shipping within continental US. Standard cables included.

Maximize your space with an all-in-one multifunction printer that combines printing, copying, scanning and fax (this option is only available for US customers at this time)

Get a a pair of best-in-class speakers and hear the world like you've never heard it before! There are many options for speakers, but not all are created equal. We've gone and selected some of the best speakers on the market to offer. * Ships to USA only.

Avoid future expenses with an extended warranty.

Match the décor of your new PC with a keyboard and mouse that isn't tied to Microsoft. All of our desktop keyboards and mice are of high quality and never include a MS logo (keyboard & mice product details)

Select one of our awesome mousepads. Check out the great pictures in our catalog.

Don't have a VPN provider yet? Get PenguinVPN! If this is purchased with a computer we'll pre-configure your computer for access to our privacy friendly VPN service. For the maximum protection get a router with PenguinVPN service.

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.

Joining the free software revolution is easy! Pick up a introductory book to learn the basics and how to administer your system. Explore the desktop and check out popular applications in your distribution of choice.

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