[ubuntu-za] Netbooks

Vijay Makanjee vijay at ergo.co.za
Tue Sep 15 16:43:33 BST 2009


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> On 04/08/2009 09:39, Charl Wentzel wrote...:
>> > The three main contenders everybody seems to be writing about is the
>> > Acer Asphire One, Asus EEE PC and MS Wind.  I see the Asphire One (with
>> > Limpus, 1.GHz Atom, 500MB RAM) is now selling for R2,000 at
>> > Incredible.
>> >
>> > Any views or comments on these netbooks?  Any better alternatives to
>> > suggest?  Recommended minimum specifications for RAM and Flash?
>> >
>> > It also seems that Ubuntu Netbook Remix can be installed on them (if it
>> > doesn't come with it already!).
>> >
>> > Would love to hear some user commentary.

I am about to aquire one of these netbooks.
Thus far those that grab my attention are the Acer Apire One (10.1"
screen; 1gb RAM; 160gb HDD etc); the HP/compaq Mini (same specs as
Acer). Retail prices are around R4000.

Any last minute advice on these two.

Vijay
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