Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Nov 2009 00:59 UTC
Mac OS X Despite reports to the contrary, current Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard builds do not support the Intel Atom processor. The report that support had returned is a fake, and the most recent build 10C540 still does not support the Atom processor. C'est tout.
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RE: Comment by Cody
by Cass on Mon 9th Nov 2009 02:02 UTC in reply to "Comment by Cody"
Cass
Member since:
2006-03-17

Its not really an Apple product though is it ! Apple make a set product line and Atom is not included ... yeah i have used Hackintosh and it worked well on a Dell Mini9 and and EEEPC 900A but the users of those platforms should never have been under any illusion that this was a permanent deal ... If you want the full Apple support buy a Mac ...

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RE[2]: Comment by Cody
by lemur2 on Mon 9th Nov 2009 03:21 in reply to "RE: Comment by Cody"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

Its not really an Apple product though is it ! Apple make a set product line and Atom is not included ... yeah i have used Hackintosh and it worked well on a Dell Mini9 and and EEEPC 900A but the users of those platforms should never have been under any illusion that this was a permanent deal ... If you want the full Apple support buy a Mac ...


Spot on.

Likewise, if you want a full-featured desktop that works really well and is supported on Dell Mini9 or on an EEEPC 900A, or indeed on any of quite an array of Atom-powered netbook machines, then download and install Kubuntu 9.10.

I have installed Kubuntu 9.10 on an EEEPC 1000H, on a MSI Wind U100 and on another obscure netbook, and it is working very well indeed on all three machines. The main recomendation that I have is to install firefox, then in the "about:config" page of firefox search for the varibale that includes the word "picker" and set that variable to true. Set firefox as the default browser in the System Settings - Preferred Applications. This is far better than Konqueror.

PS: If you want to get a netbook with Kubuntu 9.10 pre-installed for you, you can order exactly that from here:

http://www.zareason.com/shop/product.php?productid=16216

You will need to change the OS from the default setting.

Edited 2009-11-09 03:40 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by Cody
by sbenitezb on Mon 9th Nov 2009 15:39 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Cody"
sbenitezb Member since:
2005-07-22

Have you tried rekonq? It is much alike crome but more integrated to kde.

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