[maemo-users] N8xx ponderings

From: kenneth marken kemarken at broadpark.no
Date: Sat Mar 7 18:14:50 EET 2009
lakestevensdental wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 5:28 PM, kenneth marken <kemarken at broadpark.no> 
>> wrote:
>>>> iirc, when first launched the linux variant was the lowest spec-ed 
>>>> one, and
>>>> the windows variants both came with rebates that made them as cheap or
>>>> cheaper then the start out config of the linux one.
> FYI, you can install Ubuntu Easy Peasy on a Linux netbook with a couple 
> easy steps.  Dual boot to XP or Xandros is possible. 
> Also, if you've got a spare XP license floating around, it's relatively 
> simple to install XP on a linux netbook 
> <http://www.multimolti.de/blog/2008/12/14/install-windows-7-on-asus-eee-pc-900/>, 
> nLited or not.  FYI, my nLited XP eee netbook running at a modest 600M 
> speed boots from solid state memory in about 15 seconds, about a minute 
> faster than most any other XP I've used.  It's truly impressive how well 
> XP runs when you nLite and remove all the MS junk you never use or 
> need.  I also just upgraded from 500M to a SODIMM 2G internal memory 
> card for $25.  Meanwhile, my ntablet appears stuck with a whopping 128M... 
fully aware of it, but does that info help a customer that may not even 
have restored the os of any previous computer without grabbing a nearby 

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