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

Ronnie Tucker ronnie at
Fri Jul 4 16:35:25 UTC 2008

I did a write up on my blog about installing Kubuntu 8.04 Remix on the EEE:

Worked really well, even with the KDE 4.1 desktop effects on

Although I do admit, it has now been replaced by pupEEE, as I don't need 
all the bells and whistles of KDE 4.1  :/

> 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:
> Both models are being sold along with the Linux distribution '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?
> Thanks for your reflections.
> Bas.

Ronnie Tucker

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