“I’ve had the pleasure of trying out plenty of netbook hardware.
Just about every form factor and operating system combination
available. These netbooks range from the hardly usable, to the
might-as-well-be-a-laptop, and everything in between. It’s that
“everything in between” space that appeals to the majority of users
on the planet and that’s exactly where the Starling lands –
but it does so while leaving quite a solid impression on the
“After plenty of use on this machine, I thought I should report
back on the hardware and the OS so that anyone looking for a new
netbook might be swayed to the System 76 side.
“Although not a powerhouse, the Starling performs very well. The
default machine specs look like:”