The Penguin Wee 3 GNU / Linux Desktop

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Penguin Wee GNU / Linux desktop Like the first generation Penguin Wee the Penguin Wee 3 GNU / Linux desktop retains a uniquely small footprint at just 8 x 8 x 2.5". The new configuration options include faster processors with up to 10x the speed, more memory, and built-in wireless N. Additional configuration options now include a bluetooth wireless keyboard and mouse, USB 3.0 ports, DVI, and more.

  • Intel Celeron or Core i3 processor with support for up to 1080p HD video

  • Expandable up to 16GB of DDR3 ram

  • Support for most popular and libre (free) Linux distributions

  • Not dependent on binary blobs, or proprietary drivers-firmware

  • Your system your control, no "Trusted Computing Technology" here (CPU)

Category Specification
North Bridge Chipset Intel® H61
Graphics Intel® HD
Memory Up to 16GB DDR3
Audio Realtek ALC892
Graphics Ports DVI-D and VGA
LAN support Gigabit (10/100/1000 Mb/s) LAN subsystem using the Intel® 82579V Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Peripheral interfaces Two USB 3.0 ports
Two USB 2.0 ports
Three Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s ports
One serial header
One parallel port
One PS/2 Port
Size 198mm x 198mm x 60mm
Power Supply Type External AC Adapter (included)
AC Adapter Specifications 60 Watt AC-DC 12V-5A
AC INPUT: 100 ~240 VAC, 50~60Hz
DC OUTPUT: 12V, 5A, 60 Watt
Power Cord included
5mm/2.5mm barrel power jack
RoHS compliant
Default configuration: Ubuntu
Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7
(we do not offer technical support)

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

Out Of Warranty & Other Support Services Available
For Mail-In Service Add (Per Computer) $39
USB Peripherals Setup/Tutorial
(Printers, Portable Audio Players, etc.)
Operating System Installs $65
Software Installations $39
Networked Peripherals Setup/Tutorial (Printers, etc.) $39
Data Transfers of up to 4TB $59
Data Transfers of up to 8TB $99
Diagnostics (this is only if no repairs are made) $65
Upgrades/Repair (per half hour; if no others apply) $65
Phone Support (per half-hour / non-warranty) $65
OS Media $39
Discounted blocks of phone support are available for purchase. It's US $230 for 5 half hour blocks and US $400 for 10.
Partial List Of Supported Releases:

Trisquel 5, 5.5, 6, 6.01, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04, 20.10, 21.04, 21.10, 22.04, 22.10, 23.04, 23.10, 24.04
LinuxMint 12, 13, 14, 14.1, 15, 16, 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 18, 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 19, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 20, 20.1, 20.2, 20.3, 21, 21.1, 21.2, 21.2 Edge, 21.3, 21.3 Edge

* Compatible with most other recent distributions.

The Core i3 processor offers a fast, responsive, and visually stunning desktop experience. Hyper-Threading Technology enables you to work on more projects simultaneously and with the Hardware-assisted Virtualization you can even run multiple desktops.

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.

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.

If your planning to place your desktop at a distance from your modem/router you may want to add a wireless connection. The built-in ethernet is fast, but wifi makes connecting to the internet quick and easy no matter where your system is going.

Choose the color of your system. Choose from a more traditional black or stylish white.

Get the piece of mind knowing that if your computer has a problem there are knowledgeable GNU/Linux experts you can call on for help. Our extended warranty offers protection for up to 3 years from the date of purchase for both parts and labor.

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 (more keyboard & mice products)

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

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 via UPS ground.

Get a printer that works for you! We have a variety of models from inexpensive inkjet printers, cost effective B&W lasers, all-in-one office printers, and even high end color laser printers.

If your printer breaks you'll be glad you picked up a warranty. Our service plans include free telephone support and a replacement if your printer takes an early retirement.

Upgrade to Blu-ray today! Our Blu-ray drives suppport writing discs up to 100GB in size. Thanks to a compatible SATA to USB bridge our writer can also be flashed with third party firmware to improve support for playback of 4k Blu-ray content.

Don't forget an extension cable. If your ports are too close together there may not be enough room for connecting components. Pick up a short 1' / 12 inch USB extension cable with your order.

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

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.

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.