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Xandros Shows Death by Microsoft

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"It should be widely known by now. No matter why, when and where, join MS and you will be dead." Abe
Richard Hillesley has just published "The lost world of the Xandros desktop," which is an article that looks at Xandros' past and present.

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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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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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Microsoft Wants to Control GNU/Linux, Novell and Xandros Help with This

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A little more on Mono, but mostly news about Microsoft's management of UNIX and Linux

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Debian To Replace Xandros on the Eee PC?

http://www.linuxloop.com

This message on the Debian Eee PC mailing list reveals that Asus and Debian are working together, or at least planning to, on software for the Eee PC. This, presumably, means that future versions of the Eee PC could run a modified version of Debian, rather than a modified version of Xandros, as they currently do.

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ASUS teases with photo of iMac-like Eee PC

http://www.electronista.com

ASUS today has provided PC World and other guests at a company-run seminar their first glimpse of its Eee Monitor all-in-one PC and confirms an iMac-like design that should cost less than half the price of its Apple-made rival.

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How Microsoft Uses Novell to Fight GNU/Linux, Xen to Fight VMWare and GNU/Linux

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Techtarget.com may be delivering this news a little too late, but it incorporates some quotes which the publisher sought from Red Hat, Xandros, Novell and some so-called ‘analyst’.

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Linspire, Xandros and the Stories Only eWeek Will Tell You About

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A certain pattern has become a bit difficult to ignore. It would be easy to just let it pass or make a quick observation (as we did several times before), but this has gone on for too long and it cannot be coincidence.

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Best Buy Sells Linux

http://linuxhow2.com

Best Buy has started selling the Asus Eee Laptop to consumers on their website. The Asus Eee Laptop comes pre-bundled with the Xandros Linux operating system.

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Asus set to debut volume shipments of the $199 EEE PC

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Asus joins the fun with a cheap laptop using a Xandros based OS.

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Sun exec accuses Microsoft of 'patent terrorism'

http://www.zdnet.com.au

"The efforts of Microsoft to pressure the Linux community over alleged and unspecified patents is akin to "patent terrorism", according to a local executive for Sun Microsystems."

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The ‘Cost’ of GPLv3 is the Loss of All Threats to Free Software

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"We continue to explore the Linspire/Microsoft affairs and we identify some highly discomforting facts. As we stated in the past, personal benefits were possibly (even probably) part of all those recent deals. Moreover, vile attacks which ensued could truly make you wonder who is on whose side. There are no answers, but there is a lot of evidence to gather and then weigh."

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Asus low-end laptops to run Xandros

http://www.desktoplinux.com

In early June, Asustek Computer and Intel announced at Computex Taipei that they would soon be releasing a low-end $199 subnotebook PC, the Asus Eee PC 701. It appears to be on schedule, and when it arrives in customers' hands in late August or early September it will be running a variation of Xandros Desktop Linux.

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Microsoft’s patent covenants cause confusion

http://www.businessreviewonline.com

"When Microsoft announced the first of its patent interoperability agreements with Novell in November 2006, one of the major claims made in favor of the patent covenant agreement was that it would give customers peace of mind and ensure that they didn’t have to worry about issues such as intellectual property infringement."

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Open XML/ODF translation work progresses

http://www.desktoplinux.com

What does Xandros get out of its recent deal with Microsoft? Well, for one thing, the well-known Linux desktop distributor will get Open XML/ODF translators for OpenOffice.
--- Sounds like FUD to me. What was stopping Xandros from using the converter before, since it's free software? [Merc]

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