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System76 second gen looking gorgeous

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk

If you’re looking for Ubuntu powered netbook that is as beautiful outside as it is inside then prepare to coo over the latest ‘Starling’ netbooks to hatch from the nest of Ubuntu-dedicated hardware company System76…

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An open letter to Dell regarding Ubuntu, or, "go big or go home"

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

Dear Dell,

I know that in the past you have offered a handful of paltry Ubuntu options, though I confess I don’t understand why you bothered at all.

With the exception of your two netbook offerings, I have yet to have seen you offer anything else that indicates to me that you have any intentions to make Ubuntu a real option for your customers.

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Created by Mr_Shifty 4 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 26 weeks ago
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8 Practical Uses for Your Old Laptop

http://www.maximumpc.com

This holiday, you pull the wraps off a brand new laptop and open the lid to your shiny new mobile companion. Of course, you inevitably have to think about your old laptop. But before you dump an old laptop or retire it to the den of forgotten gadgets, here are eight practical ideas on how you can extend its life.

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OLPC's Netbook Impact on Laptop PC Industry

http://www.olpcnews.com

I will list the ways in which OLPC has influenced the target market which probably defines the interest of most readers of OLPC News, the angle from which most bloggers and industry commentators have been talking about the OLPC project for the past 4 years, which is how OLPC technology may affect the rich Western country's PC/Laptop industry.

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Laptop Survival With GKrellM

http://www.linux.com

Late at night, when all was quiet, the fan on the Asus laptop seemed to be running a little more than usual. I started GKrellM and checked the chip temperature.

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Laptop Renovation Part II - The Community Feeds Back

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

Upon reading responses to my previous post, I decided to put some of the community’s suggestions to the test and examine some of the other options out there. Of the suggestions given, I primarily focused my attention on Debian (Lenny), Damn Small Linux and the wattOS beta.

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The Laptop Renovation Project

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

At my office, we have a pair of old laptops purchased back in 2003 or 2004, which are terribly slow, woefully underpowered and horribly outdated, but which we still use periodically. In other words, they made a perfect target for an OS makeover.

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Gain more battery life from your Linux-based laptop with powertop

http://www.ghacks.net

If your laptop is running Linux you might not be happy with the battery life you are getting. There are numerous reasons for the possible extra drain on your battery.

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Venezuela to Provide Children with 50,000 Mini Laptops

http://www.venezuelanalysis.com

This week the Venezuelan Education Ministry began its program, dubbed Project Canaima, to provide primary schools with mini laptops, and incorporate the technology into the education system.

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Linux Laptops Bestsellers in Germany

http://www.linuxtech.net

LinuxTECH.NET: "At the time of writing there are two Laptops with pre-installed Linux in the top ten bestsellers, both in front of the first bestselling Apple Laptop."

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Why no Linux for NSW high school laptops?

http://www.itwire.com

It comes as both a surprise and not a surprise that the New South Wales (NSW) state government chose a "safe bet" of Lenovo and Microsoft to supply many thousands of taxpayer-funded laptops to secondary school students. Was Linux ever on the short list?

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Entering dragon land—the Loongson laptop

http://cinnamonpirate.com

"If you follow any tech blogs or news sites, you’ve probably heard of the Loongson CPU, China’s home-grown processor which is always listed beside some unbelievable technical feats. The chip has been met with skepticism and curiosity mainly because, prior to this month at least, you could not get it. That was until this month.

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DELL, we want a free software computerDELL, vogliamo un computer libero

http://www.sorbaioli.org

"There are three simple things you can ask Dell using their LIVE CHAT on the website but most of all by phone. Our ideal computer (desktop, laptop, subnotebook) has: ..." - Personally, I would like to hear from Mark Shuttleworth ;)

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Only Linux can deliver 1 million school laptops within budget: systint

http://www.itwire.com

Just as the world's economies started to tank, Australia's Governments got themselves into an economic bind by promising to supply public school children with laptops. However, a leading systems integrator has issued a blueprint for an affordable blanket laptop roll out using Linux and netbooks.

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GNewSense MIPS Port

http://wiki.gnewsense.org

"The Free Software Foundation is searching for people to port gNewSense to MIPS architecture for the purpose of make it function on the Lemote laptop..."

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