Top 8 best Linux netbooks

Elonex onet

Elonex ONEt

Recommended for: Kids, hackers who hate x86

Not recommended for: Anyone else

The Elonex ONEt is unique in this roundup in that it doesn't have an x86-compatible CPU. While all other netbooks are theoretically capable of running any PC OS from Windows 3.1 to Fedora 11, the ONEt and its brethren use a CPU based on the XBurst architecture.

Generic Linux distros and PC operating systems are a no-go on the ONEt then, which may dissuade some buyers. But far more problematic is the processing power.

Read: full Elonex ONEt review (Linux)