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The great Microsoft Windows 7 laptop giveaway!

http://weblog.infoworld.com

Dear Microsoft: I'm writing in regard to your recent FREE LAPTOP COMPUTER giveaway program for members of the industry media/analyst community. It is my understanding that authors and pundits who are "friends" of Microsoft -– i.e.

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free software laptop campaign

http://lists.gnu.org

"Finally I did it. I decided to point to an higher goal asking Dell to produce a free software laptop. I made a campaign in english and italian inviting all the people to ask Dell for a machine with coreboot, atheros wireless chipset and gnewsense preinstalled. Now I am asking your support..."

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Acer bets big on Linux

http://www.vnunet.com

"We have shifted towards Linux because of Microsoft,"[...]"Microsoft has a lot of power and it is going to be difficult, but we will be working hard to develop the Linux market."

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First Atom-based notebook runs Linux

http://www.linuxdevices.com

The world's third-largest PC vendor has announced a "netbook" based on a 1.6GHz Intel Centrino Atom processor and Linpus Linux. Acer's $380 Aspire One offers 512MB or 1GB of RAM, 8GB flash, an 8.9-inch, 1024x600 display, WiFi, webcam, and an optional 80GB hard drive.

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Ballnux on HP Laptops: Fail

http://boycottnovell.com

When Hewlett-Packard first announced that it had made SLED 10 its choice for a low-cost laptops, we were not very surprised because of the solidarity there is between Microsoft and H-P (Dell raises some doubts too).

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Microsoft tax evasion: Get gNewSense

http://www.fsf.org

"The company Los Alamos Computers is now offering systems preinstalled with gNewSense, the fully free GNU/Linux operating system distribution..."

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Company selling computers preinstalled with gNewSense

http://laclinux.com

"gNewSense DeltaH was released today, and we are pleased to offer preconfigured Workstations, Portable Systems, ThinkCentres, Laptops, and Servers, as well as fully customized Core 2 Duo, Athlon 64, Xeon, and Opteron computers, preinstalled with the latest gNewSense GNU/Linux operating system.

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£99 laptop could hatch the Linux generation

http://techlun.ch

PC manufacturer Elonex is launching ONE, an ultra-portable laptop, at this week’s Education Show at the NEC. The machine provides a 7″ LCD screen, wireless Internet access and 1GB on-board solid state memory (there is no hard disc to save on costs). It runs Linux with what looks like OpenOffice for word processing and is being aimed at the education market. It costs just £99.

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The £99 laptop: how can it be so cheap?

http://technology.timesonline.co.uk

A new laptop computer for just £99 sounds like the kind of offer found in a spam e-mail or on a dodgy auction website. But the British company Elonex is launching the country’s first sub £100 computer later this month and hopes to be making 200,000 of them by the summer. It will be aimed at schoolchildren and teenagers, and looks set to throw the market for budget laptops wide open.

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Everex follows Asus Eee to announce 9in sub-notebook

http://www.reghardware.co.uk

Not content with mounting a serious challenge to Asus' elfin Eee PC, US manufacturer Everex this week said it will follow up its 7in CloudBook sub-notebook with larger models later in the year.

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Linux is about to take over the low end of PCs

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Opinion -- Sometimes, several unrelated changes come to a head at the same time, with a result no one could have predicted. The PC market is at such a tipping point right now and the result will be millions of Linux-powered PCs in users' hands.

The first change was the continued maturation of desktop Linux. Today, no one can argue...

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Big news from Zonbu - The Zonbu Notebook!

http://www.arsgeek.com

I’ve just heard from the Zonbu folks this morning and they let me know that as of today Zonbu is releasing a notebook version of their low power, environmentally friendly desktop.

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PC superstore unhinged by Linux

http://www.theregister.co.uk

PC World admitted it had made a mistake and told us it will provide a full repair once the firm has made contact with the customer

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Price up, specs down for low-cost Linux notebook?

http://www.linuxdevices.com

As its ship date nears, the price is rising and the specs dropping on Asus's ultra-low-cost, flash-based Linux notebook, according to reports.

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Ubuntu dominates Lenovo Linux distro poll

http://arstechnica.com

Last week, Lenovo competitive analyst Matt Kohut wrote a blog entry about Linux on laptops. The blog entry, which included extensive criticism of Linux's laptop support, explains why Linux "just isn't ready" for the laptop, and provides insight into some of the challenges faced by OEMs that support Linux.

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