"Asus has quietly ditched its ludicrous policy of charging AU$50
[US$48/€31] more for the Linux-based Eee PC 901 than the XP
"As APC reported back in May, in most parts of the world the
Linux and Windows XP versions of the Eee PC 900 have been selling
for the same price (the Linux version offered 20GB of storage
compared to the XP model's 12GB). In Australia, however, the XP 900
was launched at AU$599 [US$571/€367], while the Linux model
was $649 [US$619/€398]..."