- $98 Linux laptop makes Netbooks look pricey
- Netbooks, Chrome and the future of computing
- A Tiny Laptop With a Difference: No Hard Drive
- Acer Perspire One
Enough about me, let’s get back to the sweaty business in hand. Of course, I decided that the installed Linpus Lite linux (based on the venerable Fedora), which works perfectly adequately, had to be ripped out and replaced with Ubuntu. It has become an obsession of mine, to install Ubuntu linux on everything. The fridge runs Ubuntu now, as does the PC and the mobile phone, and I’m considering an implant for the dog.
- Finding Linux Systems Where They Never Were Found Before
I regularly receive a catalog from Tiger Direct in the mail Up until very recently every system, desktop and laptop, in their catalog ran Windows and sported a Windows logo in the ad. While the majority still do a half a dozen laptops, all low-end netbooks, are sold with Linux preinstalled and the Tux logo is prominently featured in some of the ads. Linux netbooks by Sylvania, Asus, HP, and Acer are all prominently advertised alongside Windows systems. Searching for Linux on their website reveals additional models available preloaded with Linux.
- How Linux is keeping Microsoft honest (and why SBS sucks)
- Large Hadron Collider – powered by Linux
- Red Hat: The hypervisor will be free
- Red Hat sprints past ESX on VM running
- Ubuntu Saves Compaq Presario 2100 From Death and Windows
- The Market Loves Linux (That’s Why It’s Thriving)
My wife often rolls her eyes at me, because once I find a new hobby I latch onto it as though life depended on it. The more arbitrary the nature of the hobby, the less she’s impressed with it. So imagine her immense delight when, a year ago, the only thing I would talk about with her was Linux.
- Quick Rebuttal of the « List of 40 Reasons
- Windows Guy Tries Linux Mint: Part 2 Of Our Distro For Windows Converts Review Series
There are lots of other things to discover in Mint, but in the end, I think I agree with many of the commentators. For a new person wanting to move away from the proprietary world of Windows or Mac, Mint is a good starting point. It just worked.
- Mombuntu – Ubuntu For Your Mom!
- Faster application launching with GNOME-Do and GNOME Deskbar
- Grumpy Gnome-Hater Almost Changes Mind
- Akademy 2008 was Amazing
It has been a couple of weeks since Akademy 2008 finished. KDE’s contributors are now back home, more enthusiastic than ever about our future. If you missed the talks videos are now online. This article covers what happened during the week and outlines some of the results. Read on for more.
- Firefox vs. Chrome: Is It a Fight if Everyone Wins?
- 4 Percent of The VAR Guy’s Readers Run Google Chrome Web Browser
- How Healthy are the Views of the BCS?
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