Linux Netbooks

Arch Linux: The last refuge of purists?

Arch Linux has long been known as a very powerful desktop distro, but not well suited to newcomers to Linux. In order to get the most out of Arch Linux, a user must learn the ins and outs of the command line. A writer from The Register recently examined why …

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Load Linux to blackmail my netbook again

I have had an old Acer Aspire netbook for a few years now. Almost since they started dating. And it just can’t handle Windows 7 anymore – so I decided to try to make it purr with Linux again. Here is how I did it. Old netbook photo by Shutterstock …

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Switch from Windows XP to Linux

Today, as Microsoft discontinues support for Windows XP, a 12-year-old operating system, users around the world are left with only a few options to choose from. It’s no surprise that Microsoft is encouraging users to migrate to Windows 8.1, but of course there are other alternatives. The best by far …

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Netbook | Hackaday

We’re well past the point when Halloween costume submissions stop hitting the peak line, but like every year, we expect a few to arrive until at least Thanksgiving. Remember, kids: Documentation is the worst part of any project. [Troy] sent us a link to his wearable Game Boy costume. It’s …

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