Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Wed 4th Mar 2009 23:34 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems To add to the amounting anecdotes of late, another Acer Aspire One review appears. Not to be confused with Thom's or Eugenia's, which were different models, this review concentrates on the ZG5 version of the Acer Aspire One and how well Windows XP, Windows 7, Ubuntu 8.10, and Moblin 2 run on it, particularly in the everyday-netbooker's sense of functionality with word processing and Internet applications. Read on to get the full scoop on the One and these selected systems.
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So whats your point?
by TechGeek on Thu 5th Mar 2009 02:46 UTC
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2006-01-14

Tom K: So whats your point? Last time I installed Windows I had to install chipset drivers, sound card drivers, video drivers, network drivers, camera drivers.... Thats the SAME as having to do a little hacking. Probably less problematic. In any case, until someone starts shipping a distro built for netbooks, there are going to be problems. I cant wait to see what Moblin turns into. Hopefully it will be a distro that works across most netbooks.

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RE: So whats your point?
by lemur2 on Thu 5th Mar 2009 08:48 in reply to "So whats your point?"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

Tom K: So whats your point? Last time I installed Windows I had to install chipset drivers, sound card drivers, video drivers, network drivers, camera drivers.... Thats the SAME as having to do a little hacking. Probably less problematic. In any case, until someone starts shipping a distro built for netbooks, there are going to be problems. I cant wait to see what Moblin turns into. Hopefully it will be a distro that works across most netbooks.


http://www.liliputing.com/2008/12/linux4one-ubuntu-for-the-acer-asp...

http://www.linux4one.it/ (Scroll down for English text).

I would have thought that OSNews editors might have known about this.

http://www.osnews.com/story/20721/Linux4one_Ubuntu_for_the_Acer_Asp...

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