[ubuntu-uk] MeeNee Notebook preinstalled Ubuntu £225
aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sun Jun 26 20:20:57 UTC 2011
On 26/06/11 20:18, Yorvyk wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 19:21:30 +0100
> alan c<aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
>> On 26/06/11 18:14, Alan Pope wrote:
>> > On 25 June 2011 20:05, alan c<aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
>> >> Purchased new notebook laptop 'MeeNee' brand (?)
>> > I managed to blag one from the manufacturer to review on the podcast.
>> > If there's any specific things people want tested on this thing, let
>> > us know.
>> > I'll probably play with the shipped version of Ubuntu and then
>> > probably give 11.04 a go. Will try out the usual iplayer, youtube etc
>> > to see how it performs, and also see how well it plays back h.264 and
>> > ogg video.
>> > Looks like neat little device.
>> It is good. I put some details in my link (ubuntuforums). 11.04 live
>> USB worked well as far as I could see, also 10.04.2 live usb.
>> The things I noticed as not best were the small (therefore light
>> weight) battery capacity, and the two (only) usb slots, no card slots
>> either. Display looks good to me. I am delighted with it.
> Just out of interest, why would you need more than 2 USB ports.
I tend to use a usb mouse, I might often boot from live usb, and
frequently use a separate data usb stck. but it is pretty easy to use
a bluetooth mouse, if I had one...
It is a thin laptop, and I can see that it might be quite difficult to
find economic places around an almost non existent edge. I suppose I
have gotten used to the chunky eeepc 900, with three usb slots, (but
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