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World's 'simplest' Linux laptop reaches the UK

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French firm Ordissimo is bringing “the world’s simplest laptop” to the UK, a small family of Linux-based computers aimed at the population of holdouts who find conventional PCs and the online world that comes with it too complex to bother with.

That means older users – Ordissimo reckons they will be over the age of 50 – and perhaps the very young, anyone for whom the internet, mainstream software and Windows is “still a mystery.”

Back to basics computing the Ordissimo way offers users a simple range of applications that have, the company claims, been hugely simplified to reduce the number of mouse clicks necessary to perform basic tasks.

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