“I attempted to install Kubuntu Dapper Drake (6.10) on a Compaq TC1000 Tablet PC. I discovered that while Linux may … not always be the best-fitting choice for every environment. ”
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I finally decided that a slower, non-free OS with decent applications and a little better look-and-feel and much more functionality would be worth going back to, and reinstalled Windows XP Professional Tablet Edition. However, that process wasn't seamless either. I had an external USB CD-ROM drive, and popped in the CD. It wouldn't boot. I checked the BIOS boot order, and there was no CD-ROM drive listed. How odd! My BIOS was up-to-date.