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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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Buying a Dell Ubuntu Netbook

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about my search for an Ubuntu netbook.  I finally made a decision and received the new machine this week.  Read on for the details.

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KDE Plasma: Netbook, Pages and what they're for

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As presented on this blog a bit ago the central and more important view for Plasma Netbook Shell is this so called "Newspaper" activity: applets are positioned in an arbitrary number of columns (default two), one on top of the other, scrolling when there isn't enough space, giving you actually an "almost infinite" vertical real estate

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2009: A breakthrough year for mobile Linux

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In 2009, mobile consumer devices including netbooks, e-readers, tablets, MIDs, PMPs, and mobile phones were increasingly dominated by embedded Linux or the Linux-based Android.

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Linux on Netbooks - with Pictures

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As this is the holiday season, and things are slow, I have finally taken the time to follow up on some very good advice that Jake gave me, so here is a quick review of some of the most common Netbook-centric Linux distributions.

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Dell introduces best Ubuntu netbook ever?

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Dell has long been desktop Linux's best friend in the big-time computer vendors, and it's proving it again with the introduction of the latest version of its Mini 10 netbook with Ubuntu.

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Too early to declare victory in the netbook war

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It really doesn’t matter much whether the world’s netbook owners prefer Windows XP to Ubuntu Linux so why was Microsoft’s Windows communication manager Brandon LeBlanc so excited about his rather dubious sales statistics?

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Cherrypal Offers Laptop for Under $100

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PC maker Cherrypal has done something Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop Per Child couldn't do: make a laptop that breaks the US$100 price barrier. It can run the Linux or Windows CE operating systems, which are also found on cell phones.

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Linux kicks Microsoft back

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Bucking the conventional wisdom and Microsoft press releases, ABI Research says that Linux has a 32% share of the netbook market - and predicts Linux will overtake Windows by 2013. Microsoft says “. . . over 93% of worldwide small notebook PCs run Windows today.” They can’t both be right.

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OLPC's Netbook Impact on Laptop PC Industry

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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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KDE Plasma netbook interface demoed on Asus Eee 1005Ha

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At times I’ve felt like KDE 4 is a little bit on the sluggish side on my desktop PCs. On a netbook’s Atom processor? I wouldn’t even have considered switching from Gnome if I hadn’t seen this video on YouTube.

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Netbooks: The Disruptive Dual-OS Future

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In the computer operating system game, you don’t have to dominate to succeed — just ask Apple. With that in mind, emerging open source-based netbook software platforms could have surprisingly bright futures as secondary OSes, including Google’s.

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New from Qualcomm: ARM Netbooks, Open Source Initiatives and New Technology

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Qualcomm invited everyone to their Innovation Event 2009 in London on November 22, where they presented the newest out of their research labs and gave a glimpse of where their journey was taking them. Of interest to us were the ARM netbooks and Qualcomm's newest open source team.

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Google goes for speed, security in Chrome OS

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Google unveiled its Chrome operating system to the open-source community today and said it has designed the netbook OS to be faster, simpler and more secure than those offered by rivals.

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Survey: Vista 7 Disliked by Sub-notebooks Buyers, GNU/Linux Emerges as a Winner

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As expected, customers reject Vista 7 Starter Edition and Microsoft is restructuring for coming change

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