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Has ASUS all but given up on Linux?

May 27, 2009, 16:37 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"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 system.

"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."

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