afsilva at gmail.com
Sat Mar 29 09:56:53 EDT 2008
I have one. The 2Gb model. It is a great little computer for taking to
meetings or travel. Or even for mid-night web surfing, it is way
lighter than my laptop, which now I refer to as my desktop, since I
used the Eee to use it around the house.
I've used Eeedora on it (Fedora for the Eeepc) which works well, and
the original Xandros distro that comes with it... which works even
better with resume/suspend and speed.
I have a SD/HC 8 Gb card to store personal stuff, so for a 'web
client' the 2Gb does everything I need.
The only things that needs a little used to is the keyboard, which is
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 8:06 AM, David Brain <dbrain at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know BJ's in Cary had one on display there (albeit not really
> functional as it was just sitting at a login screen..). They were
> selling the 2G model for I think $299. One of the guys here at work
> bought one and brought it in, so I've had a chance to play with one a
> little (think this was a 4G). It seemed to be pretty functional other
> than the small screen, but it wasn't all that sluggish (which was my
> concern having seen one of the older N770s) and it really is pretty
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:21 PM, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com> wrote:
> > I'm considering buying an Asus Eee, but am wondering:
> > * Can one get hands-on with an Eee locally? The main thing scaring me
> > off is the undersized keyboard, so I'd like to try before I buy. I'm
> > in ChHill close to Durham and RTP, could drive to Raleigh.
> > * How performant are filesystems mounted via SD or USB? I'm wondering
> > if it makes sense to get a 4G instead of a 2G: one could get
> > an additional 2G thumbdrive ~$20 instead of paying the $50 delta
> > (2G->4G), but perhaps the installed drive space is much more
> > performant?
> > TIA, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com>
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