Recently Acer announced that they will be shipping their netbooks with Android - google's linux operating system.
Fedora 11 is out: http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Linux-and-Open-Source/Fedora-11-Delivers-Big-Feature-Boost-to-Latest-Linux-Distribution-748274/
Intel Classmate PCs will ship with Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/news/intel-classmate-unr-netbook-remix
Canonical announced planned support for Moblin: http://www.ubuntu.com/news/canoical-commits-ubuntu-moblin
Belgian Ministry of Justice saved 50% on software license costs by moving 10,000 users to SuSe Linux Enterprise Desktop: http://www.novell.com/success/belgian_ministry.html
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Looks like netbook sales will surge more given this move by Verizon (http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-10206584-1.html) to sell netbooks. AT&T is already selling Acer and Dell netbooks...
As mentioned before, more than 30% of netbook sales are on Linux (they are $50-75 less costly than Windows XP --- Vista doesnt run)