July 7th, 2008, 01:28 PM
Your next mobo may come with Linux installed
It boots in about 5 seconds. It is thus marketed as "instant-on."
An "instant-on" operating system offers many advantages over a traditional operating system:
It boots much faster.
It is less vulnerable to malware as the system is mostly read-only.
It allows for diskless computers.
It is lighter but sufficient for running a web desktop and web applications.
Splashtop features a graphical user interface, a web browser based on Mozilla Firefox 2.0 and a Skype VoIP client software