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MiTac Netbook To Feature Linux Flavored gOS

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| gOS plans to work with Taiwanese netbook OEMs and go beyond the big brand
| names to get a foothold in the market, says Liu.
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http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2008/1...netbook-t.html


Yesterday:

Call it a 'sub-subnotebook.' New 'PC' is small as a cell phone!

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| The $175 Linux-based system has a Webcam built in, as well as a range of
| applications, including Web browsing, e-mail and IM.
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http://blogs.computerworld.com/call_...s_a_cell_phone


Recent:

The netbook newbie's guide to Linux

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| Thanks to their design as appliances, you can get down to useful work
| straight away with any of the new breed of Linux-based netbooks. But sooner
| or later, a fair few folk come up against the unfamiliarity of Linux. And,
| like the legendary tribe of pygmies, you may find yourself jumping up and
| down in the head-high long grass shouting out the incantation that gave the
| tribe its name: "We're the Fukarwi."
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http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/10...linux_guide_1/


Microsoft worried over Linux ULPCs

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| An un-named Microsoft official quoted in the original article claims that
| manufacturers currently offering Linux on their low-cost devices “have made
| some good inroads with open-source, and Microsoft wants to put a stop to it.”
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http://www.bit-tech.net/news/2008/05...-linux-ulpcs/1


Feeling the heat at Microsoft

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| If I ask you who is Microsoft's biggest competitor now, who would it be?
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| Ballmer: Open...Linux. I don't want to say open source. Linux, certainly have
| to go with that.
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http://www.news.com/Feeling-the-heat...tag=ne.fd.mnbc


Otellini: 'MID revolution will be centred round Linux'

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| Intel CEO says Microsoft's insistence on pushing Vista will hand market to
| open source rival
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| Intel's CEO has said that he sees the revolution that is about to happen
| around mobile internet devices (MID) such as the Eee PC and other Atom-based
| sub-notebooks will be "centred round Linux", in an interview with Associated
| Press.
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http://www.pcretailmag.com/news/2993...ed-round-Linux


Acer bets big on Linux

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| Acer has stated that it will be pushing Linux aggressively on its laptops and
| netbooks.
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http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/22...hes-linux-hard


Microsoft sees slide in profits

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7366106.stm
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