The Penguin Mini 2 GNU/Linux Desktop

The Penguin Mini 2 GNU/Linux Desktop The Penguin Mini 2 GNU/Linux Desktop
The Penguin Mini 2 GNU / Linux desktop Desktop packs a lot of power into a small package. It's fast, upgradeable (ram/hdd/wifi) and based off the latest seventh generation Intel technology.

  • Ships with a 7th generation Intel Core i3-7100U (2.4Ghz)

  • Is expandable- up to 32GB of ram

  • Support for most popular and libre (free) Linuxdistributions

  • Not dependent on binary blobs, or proprietary drivers/firmware at the OS level

International Order? We stock US/Canadian, [censored] ("UK" style plug type G), [censored] ("Europplug"), 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
North Bridge Chipset Intel Kabylake-U
Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 620
Memory Up to 32GB DDR3L
Dimensions about 197*197*37mm / 7.75 x 7.75 x 1.25" (not including additional 1.5" for antennas, 1.75" for power, VGA, or space for other cables, nor feet on bottom)
Ports 1 X HDMI
1 X 10/100/1000 LAN
4 X USB 3.0
1 X USB 2.0
SD card reader
Case Material 37mm Ultra-Thin Brushed Aluminum Alloy Case
Color Silver
Default distribution Most recent version of Linux Mint
Expansion capabilities (slots may be occupied by configuration selected) 2 x 204 Pin SO-DIMM (DDR3L)
1 x mSATA slot for SSD
1 x 2.5" SATA HDD
1 x Half Height Mini PCIe Slot
Compatible with Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows 10 (MS Windows OS not included, no 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.)
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+, openSUSE Tumbleweed
Parabola GNU/Linux-libre 2016.11.03+
Ubuntu 16.04 works with LTS Enablement Stack or 16.04.3+ install media

Ubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
Kubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
Lubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
LinuxMint 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 19, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3
Fedora 25, 26, 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 9, 10
elementary OS 5.0, 5.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.1.4
Qubes OS 4.0

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

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