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) or i5-7200U Processor (Up to 3.10Ghz)

  • Is expandable- up to 16GB 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, UK, European, 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 16GB 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 Ubuntu
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
Computer Setups (includes net, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and printer hook-up, 3GB data transfer, 1 program install, and intro lesson) $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
For Mail-In Service Add (Per Computer) $44
In-home service No longer available
Supported distributions:

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
Kubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10
Lubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10
LinuxMint 18.1, 18.2, 18.3
Fedora 25, 26, 27

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

If your computer has ever come to a crawl you probably didn't have enough memory. A lack of memory is the leading cause of systems becoming unbearably slow. So stock up now when memory is dirt cheap and avoid those expensive upgrades.

Don't just get a bigger drive. Get a faster drive. Experience twice the speed with a new solid state drive. Newer SSD technology can give you that boost you always wanted cutting start times in half and increasing the speed of programs.

mSATA SSD drives are a new smaller form factor type of hard drive that are much faster than traditional spinning disk drives and are found in newer higher end computers. SSD drives will usually cut boot and application start times by about half.

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 and we'll pre-configure your computer for access to our privacy friendly VPN service. Located in an English speaking country (Bahamas) with no privacy invasive laws we don't log and hinder censorship / spying.

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.

Avoid future expenses with an extended warranty.

USB flash drives are the ultimate mobile storage solution for people on the go. Want to share a new tune or pictures with your friends? Simply copy the file onto your USB flash drive and take it with you. Use it virtually anywhere USB is accepted.

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

We support users around the world and not everybody uses a North American power cable. Please select the one appropriate to you.