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____/ Matt on Thursday 01 Oct 2009 02:56 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Linux key to ARM processor breakthrough with Dell laptop
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | ARM comes of age with a major PC design
>> | breakthrough this week.
>> | [...]
>> | The key to ARM's success is Dell's plan to run
>> | Linux as a second rapid boot operating system
>> | on its Windows latptop.
> same link:
> "The PC runs Windows 7 on a 1.4GHz Intel Core Duo processor as its main
> If it
> 1) boots Linux fast and Windows slowly,
> 2) saves a lot of power under ARM,
> 3) runs the same web browser (presumably Firefox) and email program
> (presumably Thunderbird) as Windows, those programs acting on the same
> files under each OS,
> it could help a lot of people get used to Linux.
> A lot of people might have everything they need without going into Windows.
> It would let people use Linux without worrying, "what if I need some
> Windows-only application?"
> The answer could be "then and only then do I proceed to Windows."
It's really just a first step. Microsoft tried to block it without success.
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | Mandriva & Fedora - Gotta love them girls
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