[Wiltshire] Suitable netbooks

David Fletcher dave at thefletchers.net
Sat Feb 25 22:45:40 UTC 2012

On Sun, 2012-02-19 at 12:55 +0000, David Corking wrote:
> David Fletcher wrote:
> > So thanks ever so much Dave C for telling me about this little computer.
> > I've only played with it for about half an hour and not tried everything
> > out, but it's put a smile on my face.
> My pleasure - I am glad we both got lucky with this. I forgot to
> mention that the netbook's webcam also works well in Fedora 16.
> One thing I would do differently next time is to use a 32-bit
> distribution of Linux, not the native x86_64 code. I think Simon
> explained the issue earlier in the thread, while there are two or
> three minor bugs in the x86_64 version of Fedora 16 that affected us.
> Have fun! David

I've installed 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 on this one. There's a "report
software problem to home" dialog that pops up sometimes but it's
generally working well for me. Certainly better than the manufacturer
installed operating system.


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