im thinking about switching to linux..

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  1. cryptsucks

    cryptsucks Banned

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    Hey guys im thinking about getting this laptop http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220260
    Its nice and small and cheap. G4 gave it a 94% rating so it looks pretty good. I was wondering on how good the programs are for linux and if there were any ******* or p2p apps available on it. I dont know what distro i should use or what it comes with.

    thanks
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  2. snpri3

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    just install MAC OSX on it why not
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    Ubuntu is a good choice. Get a bigger HDD for it though. Ubuntu comes with Transmission but there are others you can use.

    It comes with something callled "Xandros" Linux. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xandros
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    why not? because it was made for linux and its a bit of a hassle to install it on it. and i really want to try linux. i have a desktop running windows atm. i really dont like mac

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  5. snpri3

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    oh yeah i forgot about ubuntu really nice OS, seen it up close really clean and functional. i like the multiple desktop support and how you can emulate about any OS
  6. cryptsucks

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    you can emulate any os with ubuntu?
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    yup i seen Windows XP emulated i dont know about others but theoraticly its possible
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    You may want to wait for other companies to release their "netbooks" like this because they are supposed to be coming out this summer. The acer aspire one is just one of the other netbooks set to come out this summer with many options and a better processor and 8gb of memory for 379.99. Just something to look at before buying this and regretting it.
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    i want a really small one though.
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    there all the same size but the newere ones just take up moe scrren space the asus ee has speakers either side of the screen

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