The newest operating system out right now is Ubuntu 9.04 which has as one of its options Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) designed for, you guessed it, netbooks. Earlier this week I loaded Windows 7RC on an Acer Aspire One. Let's try UNR on the exact same machine.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Wednesday, 25 March 2009 18:48

Are Linux apps and games worth paying for?

The Linux operating system is free; you can download it without paying any licensing fees. You can use it in the home, you can run a business on it, even a data centre. You can embed it within tiny custom hardware. Despite this, Linux hasn't become a household name. Paradoxically, it may be the perceived dearth of commercial applications which is a cause.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Tuesday, 17 March 2009 12:58

Kogan claims cheapest 10in netbook

Consumer electronics importer Kogan Technologies is never shy of a bold claim, and it reckons it has the cheapest 10in netbook in the country.

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