Alternative to a Pogoplug

fred smith fredex at
Tue Feb 28 20:03:46 UTC 2012

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 02:52:23PM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> A friend has pointed me to the Pogoplug which right now can be purchased 
> quite cheaply:
> e.g.:    
> But you have to be careful because:
> "That's what was advertised (the pro), and box (sealed) was labeled 
> Pogo-P21, which should have been the dual core model, but the device was 
> labeled Pogo-E02, which is this one:
> The labeling mess seems to be as a result of them liquidating the 
> pre-series 4 models and stuffing them into whatever boxes they have."
> There seems to be challenges with Fedora support for these devices?  
> Plus it is also clear that you might not get what you paid for.  Sooo....
> I am looking for a cheap, low power platform with ethernet and 4 USB 
> ports (I would even run my system drive off of USB) with 1Gb memory so I 
> can load a current FC on it.  Duo core would be valuable.  I have been 
> burned with this Lenovo not having duo core...
> Any recommendations?

have you looked at Raspberry Pi ? Not sure it has 4 usb ports, but
powered USB hubs aren't expensive.

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