ARMing desktop Linux

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 12, 2009 7:10 PM EDT
Computerworld; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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For a brief time in 2008, the Linux desktop actually owned a segment of the desktop industry: netbooks. When netbooks first showed up, they ran Linux and nothing but Linux. Microsoft panicked and brought XP back from the dead, offering it for next to nothing to netbook vendors and thus successfully fighting off the Linux challenge.

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