|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Has anyone else seen these
|On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 12:58:12PM -0500, Paul Robert Marino wrote:
> has any one else seen these
> the Asus Eee Pc
> its a tiny laptop with a solid state(Flash memory) drive that comes
> pre-installed with Linux
> i was in J and R computers the other day and a saw a big crowd in the
> laptop department i was curious what every one was looking at and it
> was to my surprise a 300 dollar Linux laptop. later when i got home i
> saw my new issue of the GNU Linux journal which reviewed it. it got
> the best reviews I've ever seen on shopper.cnet.com by a lot of non
> technical people. i must admit i was impressed by this tiny little
> laptop with a 7" screen that has openoffice2 and Penguin Racer( a.k.a.
> Tux Racer). its slick it runs a strip down version of Xandros, however
> a quick google search and i found instructions on how to bring up the
> terminal and use apt-get to install a full KDE desktop. its the
> coolest Linux device I've seen yet it definitely beat the cool factor
> of my Sharp Zuraus when i got it and its base model is cheaper too.
> What i was most impressed by was all of the people who had no clue
> what GNU Linux was looking at it, playing with it, and buying it. It
> is J and R's best seller right now. this is a significant thing for
> GNU Linux it means that there is a very good chance Linux will capture
> the new solid state ultra portable laptop market.
Where have you been. I already got one, wrote about it and showed it off
at lake Placid. Its not everything a Picture book was, but it is a huge
> I think there is finally an economic replacement for your picture book
> its actually smaller and has a webcam
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"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."
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