[ubuntu-za] Netbooks

Hannes Coetzee scorpking at scorpking.za.org
Wed Sep 16 07:16:53 BST 2009

Vijay Makanjee wrote:
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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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My girlfriend have the 904HD Asus EEE PC and it works like a charm. You 
might have one or two minor problems but installing Ubuntu on them are 
well documented.


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