tim.jones at anu.edu.au
Mon Jan 5 08:54:28 GMT 2009
I'd also be interested in how well the web camera works under
Eeebuntu, and what tools you need to do an install (USB disk, I
guess?), if you don't mind talking about it ;)
It looks great, but the official install instructions seem pretty well hidden...
2009/1/5 Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at gmail.com>:
> 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.
>> 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
>> 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. :-)
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