Think ASUS netbooks threw Linux out the window
? Think again: the Eee PC 1001PXD, 1011PX and 1015PX
are about to get Ubuntu configurations. Harking back to when the famous netbook line launched running Xandros
, these Ubuntu loaded machines could help Linux reach a larger audience. Canonical representatives are pitting the new netbooks against Windows-powered machines, telling The Inquirer
that Ubuntu is competing with Microsoft, not other Linux distributions. That's quite a goliath you picked there, Ubuntu. Are a trio of Atom notebooks enough to win the war on Windows? Considering Dell
abandoned their love
over a year ago, we're guessing no.