Ubuntu-ready netbook adopts new Atom
Jul 23, 2010, 13:04 (3 Talkback[s])
"System76 has updated its Linux-based netbook to the Atom N455
processor as well as making it thinner and lighter. The Ubuntu
10.04 version of the 10.1-inch Starling NetBook offers more memory
(2GB), a larger standard hard drive (250GB), faster Wi-Fi
(802.11b/g/n), and is available in a school-focused "EduBook"
"If ABI Research is correct in its estimate that about a third
of all netbooks ship with Linux, you sure wouldn't know it from
living in the United States. Linux netbook sightings are still
rare, especially when the OS is the main course instead of an
afterthought option to Windows.
"Typically, one must either look to Dell or to a tuxified system
integrator such as ZaReason or Denver-based System76. The latter is
now taking orders for its latest version of the Ubuntu-ready