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ARM for GNU/Linux Arrives; Has Microsoft Given up on Sub-notebooks?

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The highly-anticipated torrent of low-cost, energy-efficient, user-friendly, GNU/Linux-only appliances has finally arrived, leaving Microsoft racing to the top again

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Linux's share of netbooks surging, not sagging

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Reports that the Linux netbook is dead or dying are incorrect, at least globally, according to an analyst firm.

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Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Performance

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There is just one week left until Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" will be released, but is it worth the upgrade if you are running a netbook? From our testing of the development releases, it is most certainly worth the upgrade, especially when compared to Ubuntu 9.04 with its buggy Intel driver stack that caused many problems for Atom netbook users.

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Linux Netbooks: They're Still Out There

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Back in February I wrote about how Linux had gone mainstream as netbooks became ubiquitous. Nobody doubts that Windows has captured the overwhelming majority of the netbook market. Even so, Dell claimed around that time that one third of their Inspiron netbooks were selling with Ubuntu preloaded rather than Windows XP.

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Easy Peasy Linux 1.5

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I don’t own a netbook but I’ve always been fascinated by the operating systems that run on them. Whether it’s a version of Windows, Linux or something else it intrigues me to know what folks are running on their netbooks. So when I ran into Easy Peasy Linux, I just could not resist doing a review of it here for DLR.

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Red Hat Fedora 12 'Constantine' targets netbooks

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The first Fedora 12 beta is now available and at first glance it sure looks to me like it's jammed pack full of interesting and innovative new features.

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The Day The Netbook Died

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Back in March I wrote a glowing review of my Sylvania g Netbook Meso, calling it "a Linux netbook done right." Last month everything changed.

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Novell Removes GIMP, Adds Proprietary Software

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Novell gives a bad name to GNU/Linux on sub-notebooks by doing the job poorly

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Ubuntu – good enough for grannies and girlfriends

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I recently installed Ubuntu Linux 9.04 on my girlfriends lovely new EEE Netbook), but left the original Windows install intact, because, well, I’ve always had a need to go back to Windows for 30 minutes at some point for some reason or another.

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Why Microsoft won't fight moblin

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There have been quite a few Moblin related announcements these last weeks: The release of the final version of Moblin 2.0, the Moblin Garage and the preview release of Moblin 2.1. More interesting is the news released by Microsoft's Silverlight team that they will develop Silverlight 3 for Moblin.

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Fedora Mini: A New Netbook Competitor?

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For a long time, Ubuntu was the only big-name Linux distribution with a specially tailored netbook version.  That changed recently with the announcement of Fedora Mini, which stands poised to compete with Ubuntu Netbook Remix on Linux-based netbooks and similar devices.  Here are some thoughts on what this development means for Ubuntu and Canonical's netbook strategy, and Linux netbooks in gener

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Ten reasons Linux is the best choice for netbooks

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Those who believe Windows is the best netbook operating system are plain wrong, because Linux is a much better fit, says Jack Wallen.

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Dell Ships Ubuntu 9.04 Systems Ahead of Windows 7 Launch

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Dell's U.S. website has started offering Ubuntu 9.04 on a Mini 10V and Inspiron 15N laptop. The move comes less than two months before Microsoft's Windows 7 launch - essentially reinforcing Dell's commitment to Ubuntu. But will Dell pre-load Ubuntu 9.04 on a desktop PC? Here's some analysis.

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Dell conquers Europe with its Ubuntu netbooks, enters the Netherlands

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With their new Latitude 2100 laptops, Dell is finally allowing Dutch consumers to pick Ubuntu as pre-installed operating system for their netbooks.

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Linux to Fill the Gap Left by Exploding iPhones and Overweight Sub-notebooks

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Linux seems poised to replace Apple and Microsoft in different market segments, especially as things go awry for them

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