Smaller model laptops in combination with Kubuntu - request for advise?

Jussi Schultink jussi01 at ubuntu.com
Fri Jul 4 13:30:41 UTC 2008


Have a look at the MSI wind.

Its very nice and only slightly bigger than the eee.

BR

Jussi

On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 3:28 PM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
> Bas Roufs wrote:
>> Dear everybody
>>
>> A few weeks ago, a laptop from me has been stolen again. That's why I am
>> looking for a lighter/ smaller laptop model that is more easy to always
>> carry with me, but which can be combined with Kubuntu.
>>
>> At present, I am considering "ASUS Eeee PC", version 901 or version
>> 1000. Both new versions  seem to become available in September.  Main
>> technical specifications:
>> 1,6 Ghz processor (both models), 1 GB RAM (version 901) or 2 GB RAM
>> (version 1000),  20 GB 'solid state disk' (version 901) or 40 GB
>> (version 1000).
>> More technical details:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASUS_Eee_PC
>>
>> Both models are being sold along with the Linux distribution 'Xandros'
>> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xandros)
>>
>> Does anybody have any experience at all with some version of 'ASUS Eeee
>> PC'? If you, did you already install Kubuntu on it? If so, how?
>>
>> Are there any other smaller model laptops you could advise me in
>> combination with Kubuntu?
> This is as yet not released but apparently Dell will release a
> minilaptop "real soon now":
> http://crave.cnet.com/8301-1_105-9915094-1.html?tag=blog.1
>
> and since Dell generally does a good job of supporting Ubuntu that could
> be an interesting way to go.
>
> Sinclair
>
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