Asus EEEpc 1000

Jim mickeyboa at
Sat Jan 24 17:43:53 UTC 2009

Tycho Andersen wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Jim <mickeyboa at> wrote:
>> Does anyone have the latest version of Kubuntu install on a Asus EEEpc
>> 1000, I'm mainly concerned about the
>> Ralink RT2970 Wireless card.
>> Does the Wireless have a driver for it ?
> Jim:
> I've had Easy Peasy (formerly Ubuntu-EEE) running on my EEE1000 since
> August, and it works like a dream. You can get it here:
> Sadly, though, this is a Gnome based desktop. It is also stuck in the
> land of 8.04. However, there's a guy who compiles a kernel
> specifically for the EEE, you might be able to use his kernel packages
> (which would have the wireless drivers and other optimizations) with
> Kubuntu. I haven't tried it, but in theory it works ;-)
> Tycho
Thanks for the info, but I'm a KDE man, the site does give some good 
info setting wireless up.

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