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Lenovo ordered to pay €1920 for making French laptop buyer pay for Windows too

http://www.techworld.com.au

A French laptop buyer has won a refund from Lenovo after a four-year legal battle over the cost of a Windows license he didn't want. The judgment could open the way for PC buyers elsewhere in Europe to obtain refunds for bundled software they don't want, French campaign group No More Racketware said.

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The next generation of Linux notebooks arrives at CES

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After Dell broke the ice for pre-installing Linux on desktops and netbooks in 2007, the other major OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) reluctantly tried it out, and, in some cases, like Lenovo, backed right back out of the Linux desktop market again. As 2010 dawns though, Lenovo and HP are both back in the pre-installed desktop Linux game.

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Linux Foundation Rolls Out New Member Benefits

http://ostatic.com

The Linux Foundation rolls out some new member benefits this week, along with a membership classification just for students. Though there were already a ton of cool membership perks to begin wtih, new access to employee purchase pricing on products from HP, Dell, and Lenovo is a really terrific addition to the list.

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Analysts Cartel: Gartner is Fan of MS Software Patents, Anti-Linux Lenovo Analyst is a Vista Man

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“Analysts sell out - that’s their business model… But they are very concerned that they never look like they are selling out, so that makes them very prickly to work with.” - Microsoft, internal document [PDF]. A look at the proximity between GNU/Linux-hostile analysts and the company which feeds them

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Latest FUD Attack on GNU/Linux-powered Sub-notebooks Comes from Microsoft-influenced Lenovo

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Microsoft's offensive against GNU/Linux on sub-notebooks gains a familiar ally

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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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A Peek at Lenovo's iPhone-Like Android Phone

http://ostatic.com

As we've noted before, the T-Mobile G1 or "Google phone," based on Android, is doing better than expected. In 2009, many Android phones are going to be appearing, and as applications and innovative designs proliferate, they could give the iPhone a run for its money. Today, photos are appearing of Lenovo's Ophone, which is an Android phone that it has slated for delivery in China.

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Lenovo Stops Offering Desktop Linux

http://fosswire.com

Recently, many larger OEM system builders have started offering a selection of their models with Linux distributions pre-installed. Really big names such as Dell and Lenovo have offered this service.
Unfortunately, DesktopLinux.com reports that Lenovo have pulled out and will no longer offer Linux pre-installs on any of their home-oriented systems.

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Lenovo denies ditching Linux

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Lenovo, which years ago purchased IBM's personal computer business, appears to have quietly stopped offering Linux as a pre-installation option. None of the company's 49 ThinkPad and IdeaPad notebook models -- nor its many ThinkCenter and IdeaCenter desktops -- can currently be ordered with Linux.

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Lenovo enters the server market, keeps quiet about Linux

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I recently learned the news that Lenovo is entering the server market outside China. As the editor of Free Software Magazine, the first question that came to mind was: “Will they run Linux?”. To my surprise, the answer was nowhere to be found.

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Lenovo finally delivers SUSE Linux-based ThinkPads

http://www.desktoplinux.com

PC vendor Lenovo has promised ThinkPads with pre-installed Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 for some time now. Lenovo will deliver the goods the week of Jan. 14.

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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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Lenovo opening the door for Ubuntu ThinkPads?

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Lenovo finally started shipping SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop on its T-Series ThinkPads for its mainstream business users. Now, the company appears to be considering offering another Linux, very possibly Ubuntu, for the enthusiast market.

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What Linux distribution would you most like to see supported on a ThinkPad?

http://lenovoblogs.com

Add gNewSense as an answer and vote for loading gNewSense on lenovo as the default os.

gNewSense"http://www.gnewsense.org/"
A GNU/Linux distribution, that takes all the non-free blobs out of a rather popular distribution and makes it free.

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Lenovo to sell laptops with Linux

http://www.reuters.com

Lenovo Group Ltd. (0992.HK: Quote, Profile, Research), the world's No. 3 PC maker, said on Monday it would start selling laptop computers preloaded with Linux software from Novell Inc.

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