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The Official Ubuntu Book, Fifth Edition by Matthew Helmke, Corey Burger, Benjamin Mako Hill

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Chapter 9. Mobile and Netbook Editions

Netbooks are small computers, designed for portability and long battery life, that have recently become quite popular. As this has happened, it is logical that many people want to run Ubuntu on them. There are already netbooks on the market that ship with Ubuntu preinstalled, like the Dell Mini 9 and the HP Mini 1000. Most come with other variants of Linux or with Windows. Due to their small screen, netbooks require a custom interface, like the netbook launcher that Canonical ...

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