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Photos: The $100 laptop on Linux

Nicolas Negroponte, head of The One Laptop Per Child organization, on Tuesday tells the LinuxWorld audience in Boston that the inexpensive machine will use Linux, but the operating system suffers the same code bloat as Windows.

Stephen Shankland

By Bill Detwiler

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