[ubuntu-uk] Acer Aspire
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Wed Nov 5 12:55:06 GMT 2008
Many people make the mistake to install the stock Ubuntu on the EEE.
The specialised version that Yishay mentions below is what people
should be installing instead.
Advanced users would stick to the stock Ubuntu on the EEE.
On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Yishay Mor <yishaym at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have an eeePC running http://www.ubuntu-eee.com/
> I imagine that should work for the Aspire as well.
> I would do the standard procedure:
> - burn a USB stick image
> - boot live from USB
> - if all goes well, install
> Yishay Mor, Researcher, London Knowledge Lab
> +44-20-78378888 x5737
> 2008/11/5 keith <keith at grumpyface.me.uk>
>> Yesterday I splashed out on a new toy - the Acer Aspire One netbook, the
>> Linpus Lite version with 1GB ram, and a 120GB Hard Drive. It's a very nice
>> little machine and ideal for a first time user, but the OS is rather
>> I've checked the Howto install Ubuntu on it at
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AspireOne and at face value it looks
>> pretty daunting. If it all goes pear shaped
>> it seems that I've got no means of recovering the original OS because of
>> the lack
>> of CD drive on the machine.
>> So before I commit myself, can any
>> of our readers who may have already accomplished the feat tell me how
>> successful/useable the installation has proved to be.
>> Many thanks,
>> Keith Bowerman,
>> Prestwood, south Staffs, England.
>> (Still using Ubuntu 8.04 on a Linux only machine.)
>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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