[maemo-users] Nokia netbook

From: Alexandru Cardaniuc cardaniuc at gmail.com
Date: Wed Aug 26 01:41:02 EEST 2009
Mark <wolfmane at gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Kenneth Loafman<kenneth at loafman.com>
> wrote:
>> booiiing wrote:
>>> 2009/8/25 Gary <gary at eyetraxx.net>:
>>>> I wonder why they chose Windows over Linux. And suggesting that
>>>> Sony is weak in the mobile device market is not only
>>>> unprofessional, it's simply untrue.
>>>> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/mobile/technology/8219005.stm
>>> i say at most 3 months and maemo will be available for it :)
>>> that would be awesome!
>> Wonder if Nokia will honor a refund if you swap to Maemo from
>> Windows?
>> ...Ken
> On a netbook you would be better off skipping both Windows and Maemo
> and going straight to Ubuntu (or kubuntu as I have). You get the full
> range of ubuntu apps with no interface issues and can set up the GUI
> any way you want: Gnome, KDE, Netbook Remix, and all the
> customizeability you could want. You also would have zero issues with
> development environment, etc. For me, the WiFi, bluetooth, webcam etc.
> all worked out of the box, as do the most important function keys.
> Don't bother with the "special" netbook kernel, it causes a lot more
> problems than it solves.

Fully agree. I don't understand why would somebody use maemo when they
could be using Ubuntu for instance. To make it clear a comparison: why
use Windows Mobile on a netbook if you can run Windows XP ?

"If we really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it,
because the answer is not separate from the problem."  
- Krishnamurti
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