"The reason these underpowered byte munchers have these stickers
on them is because microsoft under reports its minimum
specifications. That is nothing new as they have been doing that
since windows 95, fourteen years ago...
"By having hardware certified for Linux that takes away the pain
and indecision of what to buy. People then know that the item they
bought will work as advertised under Linux. It will also give
greater exposure to those who have not heard of Linux and those who
are wanting to try Linux for the first time can be confident that
they wont have any problems."