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It's Not A Linux Laptop

May 13, 2011, 13:06 (1 Talkback[s])

"I've been watching the commentary on Google's announcements yesterday that their Chrome OS will be available on laptops from partners - ChromeBooks - and that they will offer a scheme where they provide a ChromeBook to businesses and students for $20-$30 per month. It's clear that some people are not seeing the real deal here. I've seen comments on early reviews, Identi.ca and Twitter saying this is just a Linux laptop and asking why it will be any more successful than previous abortive attempts at the same, such as putting Ubuntu on "netbook"-style laptops.

"But the ChromeBook is not just a laptop with Linux. It uses Linux, yes, but that's incidental to the end user proposition."

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