"Don't blink. Somewhere among the launches of the HP Mini 1000,
the business-based Mini 2140, and the ridiculous, high-fashion Mini
1000 Vivian Tam Edition, HP released the Mini 1000 Mi. The
difference this time around: the operating system. HP ships the
Mini 1000 Mi with a customized Linux distro. Instead of using a
more typical Windows-esque user interface, HP decided to make its
"HP's version of Linux isn't hard to figure out--in fact, it's
very similar to what you'll find in other Linux-based netbooks.
Still, it might throw some users for a loop. Instead of a
traditional desktop, you start at a home screen, giving you easy
access to your music and photos, as well as the Web and
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