[clug] Eeebuntu

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 08:36:54 GMT 2009

Does it suspend and (more importantly) resume like Xandros?

On 2009/Jan/05, at 4:11 AM, Fred Pilcher wrote:

> Happy new year, all. :-)
> Just thought I'd report on installing Eeebuntu Standard 2.0 on my  
> Eee 901. Long story short - brilliant. It's a real pity to see  
> support for and development of the Xandros build for the Eees going  
> down the gurgler, but the Eeebuntu guys have done an excellent job.
> http://www.eeebuntu.org/
> It all worked pretty well OOTB, though I really really really don't  
> like Gnome and would love to get KDE 3.5 running on it.  
> Nevertheless, with a little tweaking I've got most of my preferred  
> software running and Gnome doing most of the stuff that KDE does.
> One thing that blew me away was that Compiz works. I really didn't  
> think the Eee would have enough grunt to run that eye candy, but it  
> works perfectly.
> The other surprise was that Kaffeine happily plays SD teevee using  
> that little Asus USB tuner that I got last year. It struggles with  
> HD, but that's only to be expected. DVD Mpvies are no problem at all.
> I thoroughly recommend it. :-)
> Cheers,
> Fred
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