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Kogan claims cheapest 10in netbook

Mar 17, 2009, 21:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Withers)

"Another interesting point is Kogan's choice of operating system: the Ubuntu-based gOS.

""By using the gOS operating system, we are bringing our customers one step closer to cloud computing. The operating system facilitates easy access to a number of Google services, as well as a host of easy to use, powerful open source programs," said Kogan.

""Most importantly, gOS is extremely easy to use. It's a very aesthetically pleasing, powerful, intuitive, and fast operating system. One thing we're hoping to do is make Linux less daunting for everyone, including casual computer users."

"gOS includes Firefox, Open Office, and WINE (which allows the use of some Windows applications), and handles Google Gadgets."

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