"Sure, it's been said before, but this time it's true: 2007 was
undoubtedly the year which saw Linux go mainstream. Linux has long
accepted as a server platform and a playground for tweakers,
hackers and the adventurous, but 2007 saw major events which
entrenched Linux on the desktop. Let's look at what happened.
"The ASUS Eee Linux PC
"One of the most amazing releases this year was the surprise
subnotebook from popular hardware vendor ASUS. This diminutive
device, with its correspondingly small price, has to be credited
for thrusting Xandros Linux into the hands of the masses..."