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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
I actually think this is a first for Linux in a mainstream PC media icon. No less than PC Magazine in it's online edition today has not one but two major raves about Ubuntu. Firstly, noted skeptic and curmudgeon John Dvorak has a headlining article that says everyone should go and try Ubuntu. He's running it on his latest machines (plural) and thinks it has fully arrived as an OS.
In a separate featured review by Nicolo Price Fasig, a deluxe netbook from HP is lauded, both for the hardware and for it's custom Ubuntu build. "Providing a seamless, user-friendly Linux experience is exactly where the new Mi (Mobile Internet) edition of the HP Mini 1000 ($424.99 direct) excels."
a bit more here: ubuntulinuxologisms