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    Linux for Tablets?

    I've been looking for a couple of days now, but can't seem to find a concrete answer anywhere. What I want to know is, is there a disto of Linux for Intel (Atom) based tablets yet? And if so, where are they? I currently have a W7 based tablet in the office and the W7 touch controls are, as many of you know, dire and would like to see if there is anything I could put on there to make it useable.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Ubuntu works perfectly well with atom based tablets

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    With the touch interface working correctly?

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    its ever so slightly off (by maybe 2mm on my Viewsonic Viewpad7)

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    Hmm. I'll give it a go.

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    The intel atom is based on the x86 family so you should find most linux distributions will work on the hardware. I recommend one tailored to that style of screen so a variant like JoliOS (based on ubuntu), Meego (Experimental but neat looking! though development from Intel may of just halted), Ubuntu 11.04+ (as it inherited the netbook interface i.e unity) or try out Hexxehs ChromeOS (should work on the hardware if you want completely cloudly).

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