[ubuntu-uk] New netbook?

Gordon Burgess-Parker gordonbp at mail.com
Mon Oct 13 17:04:35 UTC 2014

On 07/10/14 13:35, Liam Proven wrote:
> Cool. Well, I hope it's all right and that you have no problems with 
> it. It is a bit bigger than my old netbook, it's true, so a bit less 
> portable, but it is /so/ much better as a computer -- better keyboard, 
> better screen, much faster -- that I don't really mind. The chap that 
> sold me mine suggested an SSD, as per Alan's suggestion, but it's 
> quick enough for the light duties I put it to -- mainly writing. It 
> has 4GB of RAM and seems to fly along with that for modest stuff. 
> LibreOffice writer had some responsiveness issues so I've switched to 
> Abiword, but otherwise, it's performing flawlessly. JOOI I saw some 
> very minor screen corruption issues under 13.10 -- one character would 
> sometimes get random "snow" in it, occasionally repeated in a few 
> places around the screen. However the machine upgraded to 14.04 with 
> no problems at all and this has fixed the issue. 

How do you find the battery life/
I have a Lenovo U410  which even with TLP installed rarely gets over 3 
hours.... it's a PITA.

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