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Quick FAQ: Making Sense Out Of Moblin

Oct 07, 2009, 19:32 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew McKenzie)

"Moblin is a Linux distro based on a project that Intel launched back in 2007. Intel subsequently turned Moblin over to the Linux Foundation; a number of other Linux distributors, including Canonical (Ubuntu) and Novell (SUSE) now integrate various pieces of Moblin with their own distros.

"This week, Dell's release of its first Moblin-powered netbook is grabbing quite a few headlines. Here's a quick FAQ to get you up to speed on why this news is interesting and how it fits with another recent Dell Linux-related announcement involving the use of Linux "instant-on" laptop technology:"

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