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Linux Netbook Reviews: What the Wall Street Journal Missed

May 28, 2009, 20:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"Now, my concern. This line from The Wall Street Journal article upset me:

""Since a Windows XP version of the Dell Mini 10 sells for the same price as the Ubuntu, I can't see a compelling reason to choose the Ubuntu option."

"What a shortsighted comment. Forget about initial costs. Let's focus on total cost of ownership, and software productivity. A Dell Mini 10 with Ubuntu will never suffer from the security and virus issues that a Dell Mini 10 with Windows XP will surely experience."

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