"I say that not because I expect Linux to be there (far from
it), but I was attending an event hosted by a company which once
rose to prominence of the back of a Linux-based operating
"As I've commented before, one of the reasons why ASUS's
original Eee PC received so much notoriety what the fact that it
was not only the first ultra-portable netbook, but the first
netbook that shipped with Linux in a "mass market" way.
"Sure there may have been others before it, but the Eee PC
defined the market for a commodity netbook PC based on standard
components running a Linux-based OS."