Advice on a Gigabook netbook
nigel at prayingforisrael.net
Sun Dec 26 19:16:22 UTC 2010
On 12/26/2010 06:46 PM, Alan Dacey Sr. wrote:
> On Sunday, December 26, 2010 11:18:29 am Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> I'm looking for a 10 inch netbook that I can install Linux (*buntu) on.
>> I refuse to buy one with Windows pre-installed (a matter of principle) and have managed to find
>> one offered without an OS.
>> The only thing is is that I've never heard of it before. It's a Gigabook M817P N450 2GB 10.1''
>> 250GB. I think the parent company is Gericom (German?).
>> Does anybody know if they are any good and do they run Linux OK?
>> Here is a link to the shop's web page that has the details (in Hebrew but all the details are in
>> Any help/advice would be appreciated :-)
> Entirely unfamiliar with the German netbook but there are other options.
> I got an Inspiron Mini from Dell for the wife's business. Came with Ubuntu
> pre-installed. It runs as well as anything with an ARM chip. Everything works
> with no fuss, including wireless. She's very happy with it, and that is coming
> from a windows user. She won't let me install the KDE netbook GUI on it though :(
> There are also linux netbooks from System76 and ZaReason.
> "Ohhhh the boogie-men!"
> Stan Hardy
Shame we don't have those kind of offerings here in Israel :-(
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