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Little Laptops With Linux Have Compatibility Issues

May 28, 2009, 09:03 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nick Wingfield)

[ Thanks to LL for this link. ]

"In all cases, the Linux netbooks failed at some basic functions that any laptop, no matter how tiny and inexpensive, should be able to handle, like working with printers. At the same time, Mi and Moblin have impressive graphical user interfaces well-suited to the habits of typical netbook users, like checking email and accessing social-networking sites, as well as the small screens and low horsepower of tiny laptops. In addition to Linux, all of the computers shared the standard features, or lack thereof, common among netbooks, including compact keyboards and no DVD drives."

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