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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Asus makes fantastic netbooks...
by somnambulant on Tue 2nd Jun 2009 13:54 UTC
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So personally, I don't give a hoot what the hell they put on it. I'm not going to use Ubuntu anyway.. I'll either throw Arch or Debian on it. I actually rather like the option of having Windows on it too, if for some unforeseen arises that I may be in need of it.

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