Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 31st May 2009 10:44 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Back when the whole netbook thing started, Asus was king of the hill with a focus on netbooks with Linux pre-installed. Since they were kind of popular, it didn't take Microsoft long to start working together with Asus to 'port' Windows XP to the Asus line of netbooks, and with that, to other netbooks as well. The result was that Linux netbooks are now harder to find for many people. While Dell committed itself to Linux on netbooks, Asus has decided to just skip the first date and jump right into bed with Microsoft.
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WTF!!! Compatibility?
by vasper on Sun 31st May 2009 11:39 UTC
vasper
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2005-07-22

It took me 10 minutes to connect to a 3G network using a Windows Asus eeepc 900, only 20 seconds to do the same with eeebuntu on the same machine and 1 minute with Xandros.

Linux runs everything out of the box, windows requires drivers to put anything extra on it.

Compatibility? Familiar Interface? Are they joking?

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