Netbook suggestions?

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Sat Sep 17 13:22:36 UTC 2011

On 09/17/2011 07:30 AM, Jeffrey Gray wrote:
> Well, I ended up getting the Gateway.  Wen I went to Best Buy they had
> three on the shelf for me to choose from.  One was a Toshiba, one a HP,
> and one a Gateway LT2802u.  The Toshiba was the one that I had been
> eyeing online...But the Gateway sold me on the fact that it was a little
> lighter, a little smaller (keeping the same 10.1" screen), and the
> biggest is the shift key is a longer rectangular form rather then the
> others that had a smaller square key.  I don't have a lot of experience
> typing on these small keyboards other then my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
> which I bought the Samsung keyboard dock and the shift key is my most
> difficult to hit.  I put natty on it last night and it works great.
> Hopefully I made a good choice.  I was a little learey as I have not
> forgotten Gateway's past financial problems.  I did not want to buy the
> HP because their value is tanking over questionable business decisions.
> Anyone with any thoughts?  Should I take it back?

I think the bottom line is how well it suits you and the way you want to 
use it.

As for Gateway, I have a Gateway 17" laptop that has worked flawlessly 
with Linux from the day I brought it home. I sit here reading about all 
the issues everyone seems to have with this bit or that bit and I 
haven't experienced any of that.


"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb deciding what to have for dinner. 
Liberty is a well-armed lamb."     - Benjamin Franklin -

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