[maemo-users] Nokia netbook

From: Alexandru Cardaniuc cardaniuc at gmail.com
Date: Wed Aug 26 01:41:43 EEST 2009
hendrik at topoi.pooq.com writes:

> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 09:55:38AM -0600, Mark wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Kenneth
>> Loafman<kenneth at loafman.com> wrote:
>> > booiiing wrote:
>> >> 2009/8/25 Gary <gary at eyetraxx.net>:
>> >>> I wonder why they chose Windows over Linux. And suggesting that
>> >>> Sony is weak in the mobile device market is not only
>> >>> unprofessional, it's simply untrue.
>> >>> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/mobile/technology/8219005.stm
>> >> i say at most 3 months and maemo will be available for it :)
>> >> that would be awesome!
>> > Wonder if Nokia will honor a refund if you swap to Maemo from
>> > Windows?
>> > ...Ken
>>  On a netbook you would be better off skipping both Windows and
>> Maemo and going straight to Ubuntu (or kubuntu as I have). You get
>> the full range of ubuntu apps with no interface issues and can set
>> up the GUI any way you want: Gnome, KDE, Netbook Remix, and all the
>> customizeability you could want. You also would have zero issues
>> with development environment, etc. For me, the WiFi, bluetooth,
>> webcam etc. all worked out of the box, as do the most important
>> function keys. Don't bother with the "special" netbook kernel, it
>> causes a lot more problems than it solves.
> I installed Debian on my eeepc with a special kernel, as documented on
> Debians eeepc pages. Works like a charm.

Although, it seems that Debian EEE pc project is over...

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