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Linux does have a future on netbooks

May 13, 2009, 12:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"You know what really ticks me off the most about Lenovo's attitude towards desktop Linux? I know there's a demand for ThinkPads with Linux. Go to any Linux tradeshow. You'll see more ThinkPads than any other kind of Linux-powered PC. Lenovo could have been the poster-child for desktop Linux. But, instead, the real reason why Lenovo is making its ridiculous claims against desktop Linux is that the company wants to be Microsoft's stooge.

"Good luck standing out from the crowd with that approach. It's only what 99% of all PC vendors do. Desktop Linux will continue to grow with, or without, Lenovo. "

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