Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix

For some time now I’ve been running Ubuntu 9.04 Netbook Remix on my EeePC 901. I’ve been very impressed with it. Today I was prompted to upgrade to the new version, 9.10. On my connection at work (via Janet) the upgrade didn’t take long at all… After 9 minutes of frenzied downloading, the upgrade itselfContinue reading “Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix”

When does a netbook stop being a netbook?

I came across this article today, which asks the question “When does a netbook stop being a netbook?”. I have thought about this question in the past, and so I read the article with interest. I was one of the early adopters of the Asus EeePC 701, which was truly a “netbook”, in the originalContinue reading “When does a netbook stop being a netbook?”

Ubuntu Netbook Remix on an EeePC 701

This morning I tried Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) for the first time. My first impression was that it’s very polished and usable by non-geeks. I’m not an Ubuntu user myself; I use Fedora on all my machines – including my EeePC 901. But my other half, Hana, has an EeePC 701. She’s not a geek,Continue reading “Ubuntu Netbook Remix on an EeePC 701”