Google just announced their first mini-PC running Chrome OS, Samsung's Chromebox. Now another leading Linux distribution is coming out with their own mini-PC.
Linux Mint has partnered with is teaming up with Compulab, maker of fanless mini PC, to create Linux Mint powered MintBox. There will be two models of MintBox featuring the newly released Linux Mint 13 'Maya'. These MintBoxes will be running AMD G-Series T40N and T56N processors.
CompuLab is not new to Linux. They manufacturer a unique computer unit called the fitPC3, which comes pre-installed with a custom-made version of Linux Mint 12 featuring MATE 1.2 and XBMC. What has changed is the upcoming models of fitPC3 will be the branded edition and flash a Linux Mint logo. CompuLab will share revenues with Linux Mint team.
Clément Lefèbvre, of Linux Mint says, "We're delighted with our relationship with CompuLab and with the units they produce. We'll post a review of the "mintBox" and announce it as soon as it becomes available."