> I had a good play with the little ACER PC and I was really surprised by
> how well it performed. The keyboard is probably a little bigger than the
> ASUS and the screen is 9" approx and the resolution is excellent.
I found that I could actually type on the AspiireOne - not as comfortably as
a normal keyboard, and not at full speed, but not far off it.
> The operating system is Linpus (Xamdros/Linspire) and it uses Xfce for the
> Desktop. It has a built in webcam and microphone and it plays virtually
> any media file. The webcam saves video in the ogg-vorbis format, so this
> may become a de-facto standard in the future.
Limpus is based on Fedora 8. /etc/redhat-release indicates Fedora 8. I had
to download vlc to handle all my media files. I probably could have got the
mplayer codecs ( the media player is based on mplayer ).
First thing I had to do as well, was enable the desktop menu ( right-click
equivelent to a K-Menu in XFce ).
>> Being sold as a back to school PC. It is only available with Linux in
> Dunnes Stores.
>> It can be modified under the present operating system but you need to know
> your way around the system. Getting to a terminal window requires a bit of
I opened a file manager, browsed to /usr/bin, and clicked on xterm. I did
the aid of google, find that the File menu of the the file manager had a
option on it.
>>> I would say its amazing value at €299. The store in Arklow had 50 machines
> and these are nearly all gone (2 left when I bought one ).
>>I agree. I got mine in an electronics shop in O'Connell Street in Dublin.
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