[svlug] Netbooks

Grant Bowman grantbow at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 22:25:26 PDT 2009

A friendly member of the Berkeley LUG just ordered one of these
instead of the similar model from System 76.

The Terra A20 for $349.00 has a 1024x600 10" screen, Atom N270 1.6 GHz
CPU, 1 GB RAM, 160 GB disk


Grant Bowman

> Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 13:31:23 -0500
> Subject: [svlug] Netbooks
> Hey Svluggers!
> I have a friend who wants a Netbook she can hang out in coffee shops with here in Hippie-Central, Madison, Wisconsin, so I thought I'd ask for any recommendations.
> She's going to do nothing but web based email and browsing, and maybe a bit of uploading from a digital camera.
> Obviously I am thinking Ubuntu is a good fit for her, and in fact I set her up with that at home and she loves it, "So much easier to use than Windows", she said. But, she may have just said that because she secretly harbors passionate, borderline obsessive lust for me, as do all women. (Me? Delusional?)
> *ahem*... so... Netbook recommendations? Preferably with Ubuntu installed?
> Tanks and bombs,
> Skip
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