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Asus: If you Want Linux On Your Eee, Go To Toys R Us!

Jul 01, 2009, 21:02 (7 Talkback[s])
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"However, on the phone to Asus, it is clear that none of these Linux versions are available from Asus. "It's been a gradual migration over the last three months," said a sales executive who answered Asus' public number. "People have preferred Windows XP."

"Asking for a Linux Eee, eWEEK Europe was given two options: an Eee with a 7in screen, on sale from Misco, and one with a 9 in screen, sold by Toys R Us. Could we have Linux if we bought an order of 500 machines? "That's doubtful," we were told. "We haven't done that yet"

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