Asus Eee - maybe with Kubuntu?

Nigel Ridley nigel at rmk.co.il
Thu Jun 21 10:11:54 BST 2007


Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> On Friday 15 June 2007 04:06:27 am Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> Any comments? It's got a starting price of $199
>>
>> ASUS Introduces All-New Eee PC for Complete Mobile Internet Enjoyment
>> - and it runs Linux :-) maybe possible to install Kubuntu on it?
>>
>> http://www.asus.com/news_show.aspx?id=7317
>> and:
>> http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2007/06/06/asus_shows_wee_eee_pc/
>>
>> Blessings,
>>
>> Nigel
>>
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> 
> Display:7"
> CPU & Chipset: Intel mobile CPU & chipset
> OS: Linux/ Microsoft Windows XP compatible
> Communication: 10/100 Mbps Ethernet; 56K modem
> WLAN: WiFi 802.11b/g
> Graphic: Intel UMA
> Memory: 512MB, DDR2-400
> Storage: 4/ 8/ 16GB Flash
> Webcam: 300K pixel video camera
> Audio: Hi-Definition Audio CODEC; Built-in stereo speaker; Built-in microphone
> Battery Life: 3hrs (4 cells: 5200mAh, 2S2P)
> Dimension & Weight: 22.5 x 16.5 x 2.1~3.5cm, 0.89kg
> 
> The "OS:" part would tell me that you can install either OS you have a license 
> for.  However, the max of "16GB" would cramp most folks style with Kubuntu, 
> but I bet its possible.
> 
> This sounds like something that'd be great for the kids!  Actually, now that I 
> think about it, there's lots-o-things this little laptop could do for general 
> use. 
> 
> Of course the spects never list what distribution of Linux is put on the 
> thing.
> 

I did read somewhere that there will be a 10" version - as long as it's not too 
pricey.......
It doesn't say but it would definitely need a USB connection.

My old Toshiba laptop only has a 6GB hard disk and I manage fine - but then I 
don't have tons of photos or music files.

Blessings,

Nigel

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