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Linux Netbooks: 3 paths to a bright future

http://www.tech-no-media.com

Last week I made a summary of the current state of the Linux netbook market. Today I will show you that Linux netbooks are at a crossroad. They can reach a bright future and a significant market presence through 3 different paths: the smartbook path, the cheap path and the power path. I will explain how each path will lead the Linux netbook to market dominance in a specific niche.

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Created by Erlik 5 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 9 weeks ago
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The netbook belongs to Linux

http://www.itwire.com

Why do Microsoft and vendors like ASUS continue to push the line that Microsoft Windows is the ultimate operating system for the diminutive ultraportable netbook market?

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Linux Netbooks: back to the facts

http://www.tech-no-media.com

There has been a lot of talk about the success or failure of the Linux netbooks recently, to the point that it is now a very controversial topic. I think that it is time to go back to the facts and perform a objective analysis how what we can learn from the Linux netbook market. You will see that Linux netbooks have been neither a complete success nor a complete failure.

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Linux on Netbooks: The Smoking Gun

http://www.groklaw.net

If you have been having trouble finding Linux on a netbook, you can stop wondering why. I suspected it was being monopoly-crushed. Here's the smoking gun, at last, thanks to Dana Blankenhorn of ZDNet, who attended Comdex and asked the right question...

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The Linux UI future; more complex than ever

http://www.h-online.com

With Linux being used as the foundation for numerous smartphone and mobile internet devices, it is tempting to suggest that this movement is going to open the doorway to desktop Linux. Tempting, but not accurate.

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ASUS Linux insult will be Intel and Dell's gain

http://www.itwire.com

ASUS has effectively abandoned Linux and stated a power user would use Windows instead. This backflip stands against the history of their successful Eee netbook line. Nevertheless, ASUS’ loss will be the gain of more savvy players.

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Is Android the key to the GNU/Linux desktop? Really?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I have been talking about the convergence of telephony and desktop computing for years. Nowadays, more and more companies are announcing small devices ("netbooks") that will run Android - and we are not talking about phones here. Is this the beginning of a new revolution? Or maybe not?

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GNU/Linux Gains Ground in Sub-notebooks Race as Vista 7 Gains Excessive Weight

http://boycottnovell.com

The recently-added weight of Vista 7 proves problematic to Microsoft, and profit margins likewise

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Microsoft’s Latest Netbooks Collusion and Attack on Spanish and Australian Education

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More collusion to exclude GNU/Linux and more pressure to impose Windows+DRM on innocent schoolchildren

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What is Going on with ASUS and GNU/Linux?

http://boycottnovell.com

ASUS betrays GNU/Linux after getting "closely tied up with Microsoft", a new Web site called "It's better with Windows®" appears

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Spanish company introduces solar-powered netbooks

http://www.neoseeker.com

"...The GYY runs a GNU/Linux OS, a low-power 400 MHz processor, a 8-inch 800x480 display, a slim 128MB of RAM, and up to 64GB of flash memory..."

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Windows 7 leaves netbook market open for Linux

http://www.itwire.com

Microsoft's newest operating system Windows 7 will leave much of the burgeoning netbook market open for Linux because of its relatively large footprint.

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It’s Unofficial: Microsoft Pays ASUS (Kickbacks) to Block GNU/Linux. Will EU Commission Step in?

http://boycottnovell.com

"Microsoft is actually paying for using Windows [...] Asus speaker confirmed this in Germany," says an informant

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Created by komrad 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 18 weeks ago
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Why Linux Will Crush Windows 7 on Netbooks

http://www.webmonkey.com

Do you like listening to music while you browse the web, chat with friends and download some torrents? Well, pick three because, you won’t be doing all those things at once in Windows 7 Starter Edition. Mind you, it’s not the the netbook can’t handle the workload, it’s because Microsoft thinks netbooks should be crippled.

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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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