[SATLUG] The Great Netbook Search

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Thu Dec 10 06:39:04 CST 2009


Oh, and Wal-Mart and Best Buy have just about all of them on display so you get a touch for them! Take a ride down there to check 'em out...

kc
------Original Message------
From: Daniel J. Givens
Sender: satlug-bounces at satlug.org
To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List
ReplyTo: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] The Great Netbook Search
Sent: Dec 10, 2009 6:16 AM

On Dec 10, 2009, at 1:21 AM, Lamont Doss <lamont_doss at satx.rr.com>  
wrote:

> Im looking into purchasing a netbook.
> My requirements include a standard sized keyboard, high-resolution  
> display, and Linux (openSuse) friendly.
> Suggestions?--

Sounds more like you want a subnotebook.

I believe the Dells have the highest possible screen resolution. As  
for keyboards, you aren't going to find a standard sized keyboard. I  
have a MSI Wind U100 and it's keyboard is close, but not quite and it  
has a 10" screen.

That said, my Wind is awesome. It's been an absolute dream, but don't  
expect a whole lot out of any of the netbooks. Flash and full screen  
video can be pretty terrible, but for browsing/mail/terminal needs,  
it's fantastic. 
   
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