[ubuntu-za] EEEPC Linux ALternatives

Josh Brodrick josholikestofly at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 09:35:24 GMT 2010


On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Nelis Botha <nelis.botha at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bruno Marques wrote:
> >
> > Hello all
> >
> > When the netbook craze started, I quickly got my hands on a Asus eeepc
> >
> > But, I was so quick at it that I got the 4g surf version
> >
> > Wich means its not running a intel atom processor, only has 512 de
> > ram, and 4gb ssd space, with extra space for memory card
> >
> > It came preinstalled with windows xp, I removed it and installed the
> > Ubuntu netbook remix using a flash drive.
> >
> > The thing is, because its not the powerfull netbook that are in stores
> > now, with the NBR it is kind of slow, for the mouse to go from one
> > screen to the other, it goes in long frames, if I disable that fancy
> > NBR gui, and use a simple one, it becomes fast again
> >
> > I was wondering, what are good linux alternatives for this modest
> > netbook, im looking for something that has all the essentials, and is
> > quick, doesn’t need to have fancy graphics because it cant support
> > quite well..
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Many thanks in advance!
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Bruno Marques
> >
>
> Hi Bruno

I've never used it, but I've heard quite a few people recommend Kuki Linux.
Its a lightweight Ubuntu based distro specially designed for Asus Aspire one
with 8gb SSD hard drive. Its also uses XFCE.
you can read more about it at:

http://www.kuki.me/about

Cheers

Josh
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