Linked by Tony Steidler-Dennison on Tue 8th Jul 2008 12:15 UTC, submitted by fsmag
Linux Gary Richmond at Freesoftware Magazine looks at Acer's Aspire One, the latest ultra portable laptop computer to feature GNU/Linux. It runs Linpus Linux Lite, a hacked version of Fedora 8. At last we have a version of Linux not tainted with the kernel source code issues and GPL violations that characterised Xandros on the Asus EeePC.
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RE: I'm confused
by Rahul on Wed 9th Jul 2008 08:15 UTC in reply to "I'm confused"
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There are good free and open source implementations of MP3, WMV etc in ffmpeg and other codecs. There are patent encumbered in some regions but that does not make them proprietary.

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