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 r_a_trip on Thu 9th Apr 2009 16:25 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by jpobst"
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Most of the time the Windows variant is better specced than the Linux variant. So for a few dollars more (Windows Tax), you get a better Linux machine.

Not everybody is as crazy as me and buys a Linux Aspire One with a crappy 8GB SSD and replaces that SSD with a fairly expensive Seagate Lyrion 60 GB 1.8" hard disk. I wanted the Linux sale to count, so...

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