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Linux loses ground on netbooks -- can Android save it?

Mar 17, 2009, 16:32 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Preston Gralla)

"A new report about to be released from Ovum paints a dim current picture of Linux netbooks. Laurent Lachal, Ovum's Open Source Research Director concludes:

"after a strong start, Linux netbooks have now been overtaken by Windows netbooks and Linux is lagging increasingly behind in terms of sales.

"And that, he says, is the bright spot for Linux as a desktop operating system:

"Linux's performance in the netbook segment is still outstanding compared to its overall performance in the desktop market."

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