Re: [dwm] Asustek EEE PC 1000 Atom 1GB 40G SSD Linux Black

From: carmen r <>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2008 00:22:42 -0400

On Sat Sep 06, 2008 at 12:58:53PM +0200, Martin Sander wrote:
> Hey. I thought about buying a netbook, too, and here are my two cents:
> I saw the Eeepc 900 sitting next to a Acer Aspire One in a shop and
> tried both of them, and I have one major conclusion:
> If touchtyping is important for you (and I guess it is, otherwise you
> wouldn't be reading this mailing list), go for the Acer. Or at least try
> both the Eeepc and the Acer's keyboards.
> The touchpads are crap of course, but all touchpads are if you ask me.
> Maybe lenovo wants a share of the netbook market and there will be a
> thinkpad netbook with a red "nipple", that would be nice.
> As for the small screens:
> My Thinkpad x21 (1024x768) was the reason I started using dwm in the
> first place, although I have to admit that I use dwm in a
> monocle-kind-of way most of the time on that laptop.
> Btw. if you try the Acer in a shop, try opening a terminal and typing
> "sudo su"..

and how do you open a terminal?

the only way i could find was opening Thunar (via My "Files") and pulling up a location bar and typing /usr/bin/xterm

ctrl-alt-f1 etc didnt work..

also their linux distro does not include 'man'!!!

yes the aspire one is nice though, i run DWM on mine of course

> regards
> Martin
Received on Sun Sep 07 2008 - 04:22:42 UTC

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