Originally Posted by newtekie1
The only reason ASUS was using linux was because they could install it for free, the the point of a netbook was to be as cheap as possible and allow people to use the net. Linux was great for that. Vista had nothing to do with it, and actually ran rather well on netbooks. Once microsoft started giving away Windows Xp home and the Win7 Starter for free to OEMs to pit on netbooks, Linux support became useless.
I am waiting for microsoft to die a horrific death, may they migrate to phones and leave the desktop world alone.