self-serving redeux/revisited, and more questions?
noc at hdk5.net
Sun Jun 21 20:15:33 UTC 2009
Gary Kline wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 09:18:55AM -1000, Al Plant wrote:
>> Gary Kline wrote:
>>> for the dedicated nerds on-list now on the weekend, i just edited [[ this
>>> is my LAST edit ]] of ``slicejourney.php''. it goes away in ten days.
>>> i have another issue that has more to do with freebsd on the new and
>>> lost cost notebook computers i had heard of. how many and which ones
>>> work best with our flavor of BSD. turns out that sometimes things-ubuntu
>>> fail, and i need something failsafe and with a keyboard. i'll explain
>>> later, but if i can use a lightweight computer that has audio with the
>>> kde apps, i can create a reasonably priced tts or speech synthesizer that
>>> would be accessible to a great many people. instead of the $8-9 kilobuck
>>> windose devs.
>>> anybody know?
>> Aloha Gary,
>> Agree that that any Ubunto OS is bad on notebooks. I have an HP Mini
>> 1000 that I have network issues with because Ubunto barfs up any static
>> network settings.
>> HP Tech Support gave me advice to replace it with FreeBSD 7.2. Try it
>> from a flash drive first to test everything then replace the Ubunto.
>> I hear some people on the list have FreeBSD on Asus Eee net books and it
>> is working well.
> is there a particular url[s], or should i just google?
> lots of miscellaneous questions that the websites may be
> able to answer.
>> ~Al Plant - Honolulu, Hawaii - Phone: 808-284-2740
>> + http://hawaiidakine.com + http://freebsdinfo.org +
>> + http://aloha50.net - Supporting - FreeBSD 6.* - 7.* - 8.* +
>> < email: noc at hdk5.net >
>> "All that's really worth doing is what we do for others."- Lewis Carrol
There was a big discussion on this list about a month back about laptops.
You can search for answers on our FreeBSD list or on Google.
Consumer reports also had a discussion in their magazine last month.
Many of the net book sellers are now putting Linux OS on them. But not
all models. New Egg, Comp USA (on line) Tiger Direct etc.
~Al Plant - Honolulu, Hawaii - Phone: 808-284-2740
+ http://hawaiidakine.com + http://freebsdinfo.org +
+ http://aloha50.net - Supporting - FreeBSD 6.* - 7.* - 8.* +
< email: noc at hdk5.net >
"All that's really worth doing is what we do for others."- Lewis Carrol
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