[plug] trying to buy a linux netbook

Russell Steicke russellsteicke at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 23:37:38 WST 2010

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Kev <kdownes at oceanbroadband.net> wrote:
> I've found, through experience, that you're better off buying a windows one
> and then installing Linux into it.  The Linux versions invariably lack the
> hardware resources that most of us want.  I currently use an Asus Eee
> 1000HA, which came with Windoze, buts which now runs Linux (Ubuntu Remix)
> very happily.  I had a Linux based Aspire 1 prior which was seriously
> lacking hardware, simply because it was the Linux version.  I have 2gig of
> RAM and a 500gig HDD now, all in a netbook sized object.

I'm typing on an Acer Aspire One with SSD, that originally came with
Linux installed, so probably the same machine you're referring to.
What do you think yours was missing over the equivalent Windows

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