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Two Non-buntu Alternatives for your Netbook - Part 2: ArchOne

Jan 03, 2011, 13:46 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It has been optimized for Acer Aspire One netbooks as is stated on the home page but may also work on others due to similarities in hardware. The complete list of confirmed compatibility currently also includes several Asus EeePC's and the Samsung N110 as well as the Packard Bell dot s2. So between the two we should have a lot of models covered, in particular the EeePC and the Acer Aspire One.

"There are three download links in the respective section on the web site, one for an Openbox version which seems to be thought to be the default image if there is such a thing (ArchOne-2010.08-Openbox.iso) , an older Gnome version that in the interface resembles closely the one found in EasyPeasy, with the categories of the installed software menu, Places and Favorites stacked up on the left side of the screen. There is also a KDE version available for download, but both the Gnome and KDE one are labelled 2010.04 and therefore a bit out of date."

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