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Re: Debian vs. the Eee PC



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On 04/07/08 16:46, Mark Allums wrote:
> 
> I expect this has been covered before, but people undoubtedly have more
> experience with it now, and it won't hurt to discuss it again.
> 
> What variety of Linux is installed on the EeePC?  Does it bear any
> relationship to Debian?

This is going to sound snarky, but...

Google is a *wonderful* tool.  And so it Wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASUS_Eee_PC#Software
    the pre-installed Xandros operating system

http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS5557994061.html
     Xandros-Linux powered laptop to be worth the price.

> Have people been using Debian with/on the Asus EeePC?  What issues have
> come up?  Is installing it easy, hard?
> 
> How is the experience?  Would a $400 budget laptop from Acer or somebody
> be a better choice?  (Assume I can't use a Macbook Air, or other
> high-end ultra portable.  For whatever reasons.)
> 
> Is the SSD on the basic/original model adequate?
> 
> Any other issues, beside the obvious?
> 


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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

We want... a Shrubbery!!
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