Real life Linux: The ASUS Eee PC 1000

[ Thanks to Steven J.
for this link. ]

“But, despite that, the combination of the allure of
solitaire and the Web finally got to her, and she wanted a computer
to call her own. So, what do you get someone to whom even turning
on a computer is a challenge? You get them a Linux-powered
mini-laptop. Specifically, I got her an ASUS Eee PC 1000 running a
variant of Xandros Linux. I picked Linux, not just because I like
it, but because its combination of ease of use, low-cost, and no
maintenance requirements makes it ideal for a new PC

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