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Intel talks Linux, netbooks and rivalry with ARM

Sep 17, 2009, 17:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Meyer)

"Q: There seems to be some confusion over what Moblin entails — it appears to be a full Linux distribution, but we have seen Suse and Linpus flavours, and Canonical are about to release an Ubuntu flavour. What is Moblin?

"A: What Moblin really is, in technical terms, is a community distribution, much like Fedora or Debian, that people tend to use in different ways. There are certain operating-system vendors who take Moblin completely as-is and use it, and add customisation and provide support, and there are those who take various technologies from Moblin and incorporate them into their own operating systems — although, when people do that, they tend to focus on the user experience."

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