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Posts Tagged ‘netbook’

Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Now forked from Fedora, Fuduntu has a new release strategy, a subtle facelift and thousands of new packages to choose from…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Jolicloud, the leading cloud-based netbook and ‘recycling’ OS, has undergone another point release to address problems and add features. Russell Barnes reveals all…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Dell’s latest netbook cum sub-notebook boasts the latest AMD technology and dual boots with Ubuntu. We’re still in shock, but have pulled ourselves together long enough to bring you a full review…

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Features
by Dmitri Popov
Linux User & Developer magazine reviews four of the best netbook distros currently available in a bid to uncover the ultimate open source user experience for your netbook computer…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
According to the makers of Jolicloud, the popular cloud-based netbook distro, something big is about to happen in the world of little computers. Introducing the Jolibook – the ‘Fast, Fun & Connected’ Jolicloud 1.1-powered netbook…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Toshiba’s NB250 netbook stands as a value version of the company’s critically acclaimed NB305, but can it still deliver? Russell Barnes finds out…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Amid a slew of recent releases, Acer’s Aspire One D260 netbook really stands out from the pack. Russell Barnes loads Linux and takes it for a test drive…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Ubuntu Unity is a bold step for Ubuntu caretaker Canonical and its Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook remix. It offers a completely new user interface built on the backbone of key features due in GNOME 3 including Mutter and Zeitgeist. Russell Barnes tests it to breaking point (and found that it did. Regularly.)…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Can a small team of French developers really take on the might of Google Chrome OS with Jolicloud 1.0? Linux User & Developer thinks they’re in with a shot…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Since Intel’s N450 Atom processor boasts such excellent power-saving capabilities over previous chips, it has powered almost all netbooks released in the same period – Toshiba’s mini NB300 was no exception…

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Reviews
by Russell Barnes
Novell have today announced their intention to release SUSE MeeGo as a fully supported netbook OS. Novell expect SUSE MeeGo, which is built on the codestream from the MeeGo Project established by a collaboration between Intel and Nokia, to be pre-installed on a wide variety of devices from OEMS in the next twelve months.

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Reviews
by John Brandon
the Acer 5738 represents an interesting option for developing touch-screen apps and working with eventual touch versions of Linux distros. Today, the 5738 is intended for use with Windows 7, but it is easy to configure the system for a dual-boot and use any recent distro.

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