Linux, Windows 7 and Netbooks: It's On
Dec 10, 2008, 17:31 (2 Talkback[s])
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"But even without a second Windows OS competitor in the fray,
the open source Latest News about open source community is hawking
its alternative OS choices as a big opportunity in netbooks. Of
course, it remains to be seen if consumers and businesses will
actually buy into the concept of a netbook with Linux installed if
a Windows option is available.
"If the Linux OS is going stake a claim on the netbook, its
communities have to fight against Windowmania. Potential buyers
will have to see Linux as a non-threatening experience.
""Linux is now feature-identical to Windows. Despite the
nitpicking details, Linux won't be an unusual experience to use on
netbooks," Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation,