Monday, 15 December 2008

The Economist Suggests Linux For Netbooks

The most basic model of the Acer Aspire One can be found for 179 in Britain and around $300 in America.

It simply switches on and runs with the minimum of fuss. It has 8 gigabytes (GB) of flash storage and 512 megabytes of RAM, which is a bit puny. But that is perfectly adequate to run the customised version of Linux that comes pre-installed on it


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