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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by Liquidator on Thu 9th Apr 2009 17:07 UTC
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What to say?...You're disconnected from reality...What you present is a perfect world and perfect solutions. The real world is tougher. Should I buy all my equipment again, just for it to work with Linux? To begin with, I don't know a good DVB board. I don't know a good DVB player either (I mean, comparable to DVBViewer).

Yes, I have sent a letter to Terratec in Germany last year, explaigning all you told me in your message. I haven't received any response from them, 5 months later. They don't care, and I guess their competitors are not any better (Pinnacle for instance). They don't even bother replying. Let alone releasing their specs, LOL.

What specialty platform do you mean? Do you still mean Linux? A specialty distro such as Mythlinux or Ubuntu Studio? But they have the same drivers, don't they?

Yes, I could throw away my equipment and buy everything new, checked by the LinuxQuestions community as Linux-capable, but this is not feasable in real life.

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