"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:"