[sclug] Acer Aspire One

David Rice dave at ricey.co.uk
Thu Oct 23 22:14:09 UTC 2008

Scott Rixon wrote:
> Anyone have one? We got on on test in the office today, I got my mits on
> it for all of 5 mins :(
> It looks quite swish. Boots in no time. Has basic apps. A complete Linux
> noob got it on our Wi-Fi and configured Firefox for the proxy.
> I have read about Ubuntu Remix, which sounds like more the OS I would
> want to load.
> I have been asked about a TS client, which I said was easy.. But what
> Linux is it running now? Is there some kind of package management and
> repository of other software?
> Might get my hands on in next week for a run down..
> Cheers, 
> Scott
Yes I have one too, it's great.

I've currently got Ubuntu 8.10 beta on it and it runs super.

I have put another 512mb of ram in to make it a bit smoother - it was 
fiddly (you have to take it to bits) but not that hard.


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