Question on Choosing Netbook - looking for experience
Mark C. Miller
mr.mcmiller at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 22:02:46 UTC 2010
On Sat, 16 Jan 2010 12:32:37 -0800, Patton Echols wrote:
> I am finally closing in on buying a netbook. (Those with long memories
> will recall that I have posted a couple of questions over several
> I have narrowed my choices down to a HP (mini 210-1010nr) with atom n450
> and and Acer (AO532h-2588) w/ the same processor. On paper, they both
> have the same specs except the Acer can have up to 2Gb ram, both ship
> with 1GB. My research indicates that I should be able to install Ubuntu
> on either.
> Question: Anyone have any experience with these units? Any reason to
> choose one over the other / or avoid one? If all else is the same, I
> will pick the one I can add increase the RAM.
Did you look at System76? They ship exclusively with Ubuntu on all their
systems. I have their Starling Netbook and love it. They have a forum
on the Ubuntu Forum Board with lots of discussion about the merits of
various netbooks. The starling ships with 2GB of RAM.
You might want to check them out.
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