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Open source champion Richard Stallman’s netbook

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Ever find yourself wondering what warrior for the open source movement Richard Stallman uses as his primary computer? It’s a Lemote Yeelong netbook. That makes sense, since as we told you a while back, this netbook uses 100% open source software. Everything from the BIOS to the OS to the drivers are open source. And that makes Stallman happy.

What doesn’t make Stallman happy is the fact that the Yeelong has a small screen, slow processor, and not enough RAM. In other words, he didn’t really choose the the Yeelong because he was looking for a netbook. He chose it because it’s open source.

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