"The first thing that struck me when using Moblin is
how it breaks new ground in defining a new personal computer
experience, one designed for the narrow (hardware) confines of a
Netbook but offering a limitless portal to social networking and a
broad Web experience beyond.
"This is perhaps why Acer has committed to Moblin in a big way,
and why Canonical is joining up with Moblin, as are others.
"As for Ubuntu, it's an even tighter user experience (though, to
be fair to Moblin, it's still in beta and so many of its rough
edges will be smoothed over by general release, I assume). This
isn't surprising given Ubuntu's singular focus on usability. It
doesn't require any specialized knowledge of Linux though it does
give the user too much information on what's happening under the
hood. The lay user simply doesn't care. We just want it to