Asus EEEpc 1000

Derek Broughton derek at
Sat Jan 24 20:49:27 UTC 2009

Jim wrote:

>> Install Eeebuntu. Open Synaptic. Install KDE.
>> On boot you should be able to choose the desktop manager. I believe
>> default is the last used so once your into KDE and shut down it should
>> be the default desktop.
>> I'm sure if I missed something someone else will answer.
> Thanks for the info, but I don't want to go back to that early of a
> Kubuntu version.
> Hopefully someone  may make a eeebuntu-9.04.
> I understand kernel-2.6.28-5.12 has the wireless driver I need for my
> eeePC 1000  Ralink Rt2790 card.

There's no need to "go back".  Start with whatever Ubuntu you can get, 
update the repositories to the current version, upgrade, and install 
kubuntu-desktop.  Done.  Don't boot to the newest kernel if it doesn't 
support the EEE.

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