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Xubuntu on the Acer Aspire One

I was a bit bored with the sluggish performance of Ubuntu Netbook Remix on my small but perfectly formed Aspire One, so following on from oiio's personal experience, I've installed Xubuntu. It was a bit tricky installing Xubuntu in the first instance -- I had to boot up my other laptop with a live Xubuntu CD, and then create a bootable USB flash drive using Live USB creator.

January 20, 2009 by

Palm Foleo with Linux threatens the Laptop

At the Digital Experience in New York last week, Palm demonstrated the simplicity of their Foleo 2 pound sub-notebook device that can potentially replace a full blown laptop for mobile workers.  I was initially very skeptical of such a device until I saw it turn on and off instantly with virtually zero wait.

July 2, 2007 by

Acronis Partition Expert 10

Repartitioning a disk usually involves loss of data and from our own experience, re-installing an OS on a laptop without using the recovery CD can be a nightmare. Acronis's answer to this is Partition Expert 10, a utility which lets you repartition disk drives without the headaches.

May 25, 2007 by

On the road with Windows Vista

I’m away on vacation this week, nearly 7,000 miles from home. But I’m not out of touch. After five years of lugging a Windows laptop around Europe, it’s instructive to see just how much the experience of world travel has changed because of the spread of computing technology and improvements in Windows.

May 15, 2007 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Monday 14/8/2006 Sales of asbestos underpants soar as the Dell Exploding Laptop Experience starts to hit home. The unprecedented recall of 4.

August 18, 2006 by

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