What linux distro to use on netbook

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  1. Sephi
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    I've got an Eee 901 and I have so far tried easy peasy, gOS and jolicloud, looking to try some others.

    Only thing I'm looking for in particular is properly functioning wifi and smooth web browsing. Sexy ui optional.
     
  2. Krestent

    Krestent What to post?

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    Try Ubuntu or Mint
     
  3. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Ubuntu Netbook Remix? I remember using it. It was pretty nice.
     
  4. Salamantis

    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I use Arch [​IMG]

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Also, nice avatar you got there, I love the artist [​IMG]
     
  5. Salax

    Salax GBAtemp Regular

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    Yeah, Ubuntu is nice. Fedora is also nice, but I'm not sure if they have a netbook version.
     
  6. Sephi
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    I suppose I shall attempt to install arch first and see how well that goes. Though my lack of linux knowledge may cause me trouble.
     
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    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I've had very good luck with Ubuntu. Even Pandora is going to be using it.
     
  9. Sephi
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    playallday Group: GBAtemp Ghost

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    Think about trying out OSX. [​IMG]
     
  11. nitrostemp

    nitrostemp GBAtemp Maniac

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    or you could try ubuntu netbook remix
     
  12. Salamantis

    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    That also works, I have Arch Linux, Windows 7 and OS X Snow Leopard on 1 hard drive on my eeePC 1000HE [​IMG]
     
  13. Sephi
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    5 hours later, I give up. arch linux is not my thing. I think I'll just be a lazy bastard and use easy peasy again.