Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 1st Mar 2009 17:26 UTC, submitted by kaiwai
Hardware, Embedded Systems Long-time OSNews reader Kaiwai has written down his experiences with his Acer Aspire One, Linux, and Windows. He concludes: "After a hectic few weeks trying to get Linux to work, I am back to square one again - a netbook running Windows XP SP3 as it was provided by Acer when I purchased it. I gave three different distributions a chance to prove themselves. I expected all three distributions to wipe the floor with Windows XP - after all, these are the latest and greatest distributions the Linux world have to offer. There has been at least 7 years since the release of Windows XP for Linux to catch up to Windows XP and from my experience with Linux on this said device - it has failed to step up to the plate when it was needed."
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RE: Sadly, similar experience
by Vargol on Sun 1st Mar 2009 17:58 UTC in reply to "Sadly, similar experience"
Vargol
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And yet I install eeebuntu standard 2.0 on my EEE 901 and the only post install setup I had to do was run eee-config and that was just to stop hddtemp moaning on boot that the SSD's didn't have a temperature sensor.

Funny thing about anecdote's someone as always got one that shows the exact opposite.

Edited 2009-03-01 17:59 UTC

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