[olug] Asus Eee PC

Dave Thacker dthacker9 at cox.net
Thu Dec 13 17:20:25 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 12 December 2007 06:31:23 Jon Larsen wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Dec 2007, Luke -Jr wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 05:25:27 -0600
> > From: Luke -Jr <luke at dashjr.org>
> > Reply-To: Omaha Linux User Group <olug at olug.org>
> > To: Omaha Linux User Group <olug at olug.org>
> > Subject: Re: [olug] Asus Eee PC
> >
> > On Wednesday 12 December 2007, Craig Wolf wrote:
> > So don't buy it expecting to throw <insert-favourite-OS-here> on it.
> Your comment doesn't make sense to me - just about every message board
> dedicated to the Eee PC has discussions on how to get any flavor of Linux
> or XP to run on the hardware.  Plus, ASUS has released source code in
> response to the GPL issue regarding the ACPI module.  Yes, wireless is
> another matter, but so is wireless on most laptops.
> Another OLUG member has had his EEE 4G for over a month, and is happily
> running debian on it.  In fact, he has overcome the CPU speed limitation,
> some sound issues and replaced ndiswrapper with madwifi and improved the
> wireless performance and battery life.

Sounds like a great January meeting topic!   Dave

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