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Re: [News] ARM Officially Enter Sub-notebooks Market with GNU/Linux

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____/ Terry Porter on Tuesday 28 October 2008 03:46 : \____

> On Fri, 24 Oct 2008 02:02:53 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ARM Cortex-based netbooks due soon
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>> | While Microsoft has not produced an ARM-compatible version of its
>> mainstream | Windows operating system, the chip architecture is
>> supported by Windows CE, | multiple Linux distributions and a version of
>> Apple's OS X. `----
> My little Nokia N770 uses an ARM variant, runs Linux as standard, fits in
> my pocket, had a 800X480 color lcd, wifi and audio. Comes with Opera web
> browser (N800 series have Firefox) and all the apps I need.
> It's about one and a half years old, and cost $230 brand new on eBay.
> Very handy when travelling.
> My model has been replaced with the Nokia N800 and N810, and they run
> Linux as well.
> ... It's OK Flatfish, just take some deep breaths and try and calm down.
> Sure Linux is appearing everywhere, and your MS stock is deadly danger of
> tanking, but hey, nothing lasts forever :)

If it were not for the massive buybacks, MSFT would be in its lower teens. It
won't be long before Microsoft goes to the bank... for loans.

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