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A quick visual tour of MeeGo 1.0 for netbooks

http://openattitude.com

From seemingly out of nowhere yesterday MeeGo, a Linux Foundation-approved alliance between Nokia and Intel, released v1.0 of what they’re calling the netbook user experience. Way to channel Jimi Hendrix there. So like the band with the similar name, will MeeGo blow your mind? Let’s find out…

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Taking Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix out for a Spin

http://www.itnewstoday.com

For quite some time I’ve been intrigued by Ubuntu’s Netbook Remix (UNR), but I’ve never given it a shot up until now. Being a KDE guy, I usually lean toward applications based on the Qt toolkit and I’ve never really liked GNOME much. For some reason though, the Ubuntu Netbook Remix has been lingering in my mind for a potential review, and now I’ve finally been able to give it a shot.

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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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Netbooks: The Disruptive Dual-OS Future

http://gigaom.com

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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Kubuntu Netbook Edition Preview

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Desktop developers are starting to understand that netbooks need different interfaces than workstations -- or even notebooks. The smaller screens on netbooks are a usability challenge, comparable to designing a business card when you're used to creating full-page ads. A case in point is KDE's Plasma Netbook interface, now available in a preview in Kubuntu 9.10.

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Eeebuntu eeevolves with Debian Linux

http://www.itwire.com

The team behind Eeebuntu, an ASUS Eee netbook-optimised version of Ubuntu Linux, has announced that compatibility issues with Ubuntu 9.10 has led them to abandon Ubuntu and build their work upon Debian Linux from now on.

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Easy Peasy Linux 1.5

http://desktoplinuxreviews.com

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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Fedora Mini: A New Netbook Competitor?

http://www.workswithu.com

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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Review: Eeebuntu 3.0.1 NBR

http://www.headshotgamer.com

Eeebuntu aims to provide a total 'out of the box' experience, and previous to the Version 3 release, Version 2 was highly regarded for this very fact.

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