hp 10-in mini?

Gary Kline kline at thought.org
Tue Nov 24 19:29:38 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 05:34:04PM -1000, Al Plant wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> Aloha Gary,
> I have one running Ubuntu Linux on the HD. It works ok on a wired or 
> wireless network with a Fixed IP. The automatic gui for setting up the 
> network failed to work and stay where it was set so I wrote the file 
> myself using a fixed IP  etc. I also run FreeBSD 7.2 on it on a plug in 
> flash drive using Manolis DVD copy. I paid $400. with extra battery and 
> memory.

	I may have-to spring for one of these puppies -- with optical
	and mouse.  At least two medicos are interested in my ideas...
	[Still, half-price upped my buy_now flag:)

> Haven't set up the wireless for use with Coffee Shop wan yet.
> Tech support for the mini is from India and I know more than they do 
> about Linux and  haven't used Linux in years.
> The Mini has had no problems except the touch pad is usless. Touching 
> the pad  is a click or several same as the buttons.) I found out that by 
> touching the light above it turns it off so you can use a wireless mouse 
> which works well. HP Tech support did not know how to disable the 
> touchpad. A terminal is brought up by alt/f2.

	What kind? xterm, konsole, or the gnome flavor?  I prefer
	something with a solid cursor; the Gnome blinks ... and I'm 
	too lazy to dig into the code to see where to off the
	blinking.  this is getting interestinger and interestinger.

	aloha, al.

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