A sub-compact laptop made by Toshiba weighing just a little over two pounds -- about one kilogram. Named for the Italian word meaning small book. It's actually about the size of a VHS tape.

The libretto features a very small 80% sized keyboard making it almost impossible to touch type on, and very difficult to even two-finger type on (unless you have small hands).

The libretto was first introduced in Japan, though US models are now available.

While it ships with a Microsoft Windows operating system, getting Linux on it is actually pretty easy -- the process is well documented online.

The latest generation of librettos contains a small webcam much like the Sony picturebook.

Li*bret"to (?), n.; pl. E. Librettos (#), It. Libretti (#). [It., dim. of libro book, L. liber. See Libel.] Mus. (a)

A book containing the words of an opera or extended piece of music.


The words themselves.


© Webster 1913.

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