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Sep 11, 2009, 02:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"If you'd like to put an instant-on OS on an existing notebook, you have a couple of options.

"One option is Presto, a version of Xandros Linux. Presto should work with most systems (we got it working easily both on a newly purchased new MSI Wind netbook and a five-year-old Dell Inspiron notebook). As important, it includes drivers for a number of common Wi-Fi chipsets from Atheros, Broadcom, Intel, and Ralink."

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