Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Apr 2009 14:28 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, has struck back at claims made by Microsoft's Brandon LeBlanc about Windows' success in netbooks compared to Linux. Most of the claims made by LeBlanc are refuted quite accurately by Canonical's Chris Kenyon in a blog post titled "Microsoft, FUD and the netbook market".
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RE[3]: Comment by jpobst
by B12 Simon on Thu 9th Apr 2009 15:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by jpobst"
B12 Simon
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It depends what's available. For many linux fans the lack of "Windows tax" is a bonus, rather than a necessity (i.e. they'll live with the "Windows tax" and install linux over XP if their chosen netbook only comes with Windows).

Of course many people will also install XP over linux, meaning these statistics are pretty meaningless.

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