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[News] Linux Instant-on with Ballnux Reaches USA Today

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Imagine booting up, logging on before your hair turns gray

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| The downside to instant-on computing: You can't open applications such as 
| Quicken, Microsoft Word or iTunes. It's the Internet or nothing. "But you can 
| do what most people care about," says Jordan Smith, product manager for 
| Presto, from Canadian software firm Xandros. "Check your e-mail, do instant 
| messaging, make Skype phone calls."    


"There is such an overvaluation of technology stocks that it is absurd. I would
include our stock in that category. It is bad for the long-term worth of the
                                --Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's CEO


The Linux Instant-On Craze

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| Seems like the developing trend towards Linux-based, Instant-on environments 
| is just beginning to blossom.  The folks over at Netbooknews.de are featuring 
| a brief video showing the speed of the new Linpus Linux quick boot OS.  


Linpus QuickOS puts Linux into fifth gear

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| Linpus - known from their Linpus Linux pre-installed onto Acer Aspire One
| Netbooks - announced at the CEBIT they've entered into a strategic
| partnership with Insyde Software - provider of UEFI firmware -, to improve
| the boot speed & access to the applications of the Linpus Linux version for
| netbooks. This version will be called Linpus QuickOS.


One Third of Dell Inspiron Mini 9s Sold Run Linux

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| Dell attributes part of the Linux growth to competitive pricing on the Ubuntu
| SKUs. “When you look at the sweet spot for this category it is price
| sensitivity, and Linux enabled us to offer a lower price entry point,” added
| Dell senior product manager John New.


Netbooks Open Linux Window at BETT

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| On the same stand a large screen showed off the design appeal of the latest
| Ubuntu. This includes multiple windows rotating or rescaling. As this is
| better understood some Netbook users may return to Linux. Asustek Chairman
| Jonney Shih has predicted that about 60 percent of Eee PCs to be shipped in
| 2009 will have Windows XP.

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