[ubuntu-uk] New netbook?

Mark Fraser mfraz74+ubuntu at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 15:24:23 UTC 2014

On Saturday 04 Oct 2014 15:25:26 Barry Drake wrote:
> Hi there .....   I just got back after some time away using my netbook.
> It is a Samsung N150 currently running Lubuntu 14.04 as it had become
> far too slow on recent Ubuntu releases.  I want to upgrade to something
> faster that can run Ubuntu 14.10 at a fair speed.  The thing is, I don't
> want to go much larger in physical size.  10" or so is ideal for me. I
> tried an Android tablet, but really prefer the netbook.  I could get by
> with a tablet running Ubuntu if there were such a thing, but I can't
> understand why netbooks are now in a minority.  I could possibly go for
> a low-end Windows netbook if I knew for certain that it was fully
> compatible with Ubuntu.  Obviously I prefer not to pay for an OS that
> I'm going to wipe!
> Any thoughts or suggestions?  I don't do gaming - I just want something
> that will do e-mails, internet and documents.  I use cloud sync for
> documents and I keep Thunderbird and Firefox in sync with my desktop.
> Kind regards,        Barry.

There's the 11.6" Mirage II from PC Specialist which is £237 if you remove 
Windows 8. http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/notebooks/mirageII/

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