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[4]: Now, be honest, please.
by Melvin_01 on Fri 10th Apr 2009 05:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Now, be honest, please."
Melvin_01
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2009-03-24

Yes it is tru Ubuntu has a waaay looong device support list.

My Acer Aspire 5050-5410 works 100% out of the box. The only problem is that I have to enable some extra audio channels in order to hear it properly, but what the hell is a laptop and I never use it for multimedia!

My Gateway GT5676 - 100%

Friend's ex-Windows PC - 100%

Linux has reached a critical mass and almost everything has Linux support.

Note: Everything from the mayor players from the industry (HP, Dell, Acer, Intel, ATI, AMD, Nvidia etc.) has Linux support... all this without popping a Driver CD.

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