I was using ubuntu up until last week, but then the battery stopped working.
I put the original OS back on it with full intention of bringing the
'faulty' system back and avoid those tricky questions of whether I voided
the warranty by changing OS.
When I put Linpus back on the battery was fine so beware!
On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 9:02 PM, keith <keith at iol.ie> wrote:
>ilug-request at linux.ie wrote:
>>> From: Michael Watterson <watty at eircom.net>
>>>>> Subject: [ILUG] Linux on Aspire One
>> To: iLug Users Group <ilug at linux.ie>
>> Message-ID: <49CE5471.6030606 at eircom.net>
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>>>> What distro of Linux instead of pre-installed on Acer Aspire1 SSD=8Gbyte?
>> Is there any advantage changing from the preinstalled Linux? Linpus?
>>>> It's not currently feasible (finance wise) to upgrade the storage. It
>> seems the model with HDD is a SATA 2.5" drive and larger case, though you
>> can fit a PATA 1.8" HDD to existing case. Too expensive right now.
>>>>>> as you metion, its a thing called "linpus" that appears to be a partial
> subset of Fedora 8
>> i went the Ubuntu route with mine, aiming to get as far as the "netbook
> remix", but gave up when, as mentioned, codecs and usability began to
> Putting it back to factory spec is quite easy: just use the included Linpus
> CD to make a bootable linpus USB stick and boot/install from that.
> It does what is says "on the tin" very well, and once you get rid of the
> strange desktop and let xfce shine through, its even quite attractive.
> i added thuderbird, gimp, skype, seamonkey, pidgin and realplayer.
> if you need more storage, theres always the multi-card slot in the side.
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