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Where is all the Linux news from CES?

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Last year CES practically seemed like some sort of Linux show. It seemed like every company had their own netbook - based on Linux, of course. At the time, the Asus Eee PC was just fairly new and people were just realizing its success. In short: it was an exciting time for Linux. This year is not like that.

We have only just ended the first day of CES 2009, but already potentially interesting press conferences like Asus’s have passed without so much as a mention of Linux. A search for “linux” in the CES section of CNet reveals only a few results:

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