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Dell introduces best Ubuntu netbook ever?

Dec 22, 2009, 00:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Yes, it's true that the new Mini 10 will also come with XP Home and Windows 7 Starter Edition. But, XP Home is showing its age and while I actually like some of Windows 7's features, I don't know anyone who has a kind word to say for Windows 7 Starter.

"Microsoft has restricted Windows 7 Starter to make sure it's no competition for the more full-featured versions of Windows 7. For example, "It's got to have a super-small screen, which means it probably has a super-small keyboard, and it has to have a certain processor and blah, blah, blah, blah, blah." That ringing endorsement for Windows 7 Starter Edition was made by some guy named Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft."

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