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05 September 2008 @ 07:18 pm
08/9/5 Eee  
Thechick got an Eee pc. It is very cute. Aww.
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Gnowun Unognowun on September 6th, 2008 03:00 am (UTC)
neat! same color as mine.
Thraxarious Hai Dracothraxarious on September 6th, 2008 03:10 am (UTC)
That looks like a 900 series... not bad. The 901 gives more battery life though. Get a good deal?
Hein: displayfub on September 6th, 2008 06:46 am (UTC)
I like my EEE too, though I don't use it much. What model did she get? Linux or Windows?
ashi: honda tohruashi on September 17th, 2008 05:40 am (UTC)
Linux. The old Xandros is kind of weird and hard to install stuff, even after you unlock full desktop mode. For example, the repository has such old versions that a lot of software complains and won't install unless you manually build a bunch of stuff.

Going to help install Ubuntu EEE, which worked great for another EEE convert friend.
Hein: kodamafub on September 17th, 2008 06:03 am (UTC)
I used eeebuntu(.org), but I missed my standard desktop. So this weekend, I reinstalled the machine with the super-standard Ubuntu install ISO. After that, I ran the niceeepc script. That fixed everything for me.
(Just answer 'no' when it asks if you want to install recommended software -- you'll get lots and lots of stuff that you may or may not be interested in.)

I'm really happy with that -- now it's just like my desktop, which I know my way around in. Saves me from learning slightly new tricks. ;)
repura on September 6th, 2008 03:21 pm (UTC)
They really are cute. :) I wish they weren't so expensive over here.