Four months after retail giant Wal-Mart began stocking the ultra cheap $200 Everex “Green gPC,” the chain has decided to axe the offering from its store shelves. The company wouldn’t say how poorly the Linux-based system sold, but a representative told the Associated Press that the machine “really wasn't what [their] customers were looking for.”

Back in November the company claimed Everex’s gPC was “one of the top performing desktop computers on,” and as such it will continue to be available online. The move actually makes sense for the retailer as for a product to remain on their shelves they need to be able to sell it at reasonable volumes in order to take a profit margin, but Linux PCs are not quite a volume business at this point – though they are making inroads especially into the low-cost notebook market.