Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

3 Must Have Linux-powered Netbooks

Filed under
Linux
Hardware

I'm planning to acquire a small, ultra-lightweight, low-cost, and Linux-powered subnotebook before the end of the year. So, I began doing some research (used Google), and started my quest to find the perfect netbook.

Of the many netbooks currently available, and also those that are soon to be released, I only have 3 favorites. And, if I were to buy today, I will definitely get either one of the three. I'll share to you my current list of must have Linux-powered netbooks.

Acer Aspire One

Just by looking at the photo (above), you will agree with me that this netbook is a certified head-turner. But, I didn't pick Aspire One for the cuteness-factor alone. Its all essential tech specs of 1.6 GHz Intel Atom processor, 8 GB SSD or 120 GB HDD, up to 1 GB RAM, 8.9" display (1024x600 LED-backlit TFT LCD), 3 USB ports, Wireless LAN, and up to 6 hours of (reported) battery life are more than enough for my needs. It also has a built-in flash memory card reader, a 0.3 Megapixel Webcam, and of course, it can be pre-installed with a Fedora-based Linpus Linux.

Asus Eee 1000 Series

More Here




More in Tux Machines

KDE Plasma 5.7.2 Introduces Lots of Plasma Workspace Improvements, KWin Fixes

KDE released the second maintenance update for the KDE Plasma 5.7 desktop environment series, which has already been adopted by several popular GNU/Linux operating systems. Read more

Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

The Linaro Developer Cloud has gone live, and users can apply to test an ARM-based server with Linux Read more

SparkyLinux Now Lets Users Test Drive Linux Kernel 4.7, Here's How to Install It

Just one day after the announcement of the GA release of the Linux 4.7 kernel, the SparkyLinux developers inform their users that they can now test drive the new kernel from the unstable repository. Read more

Clear Linux Is Among the First Distros to Adopt Kernel 4.7, X.Org Server 1.18.4

Today, July 26, 2016, Softpedia was informed by the Clear Linux team about the availability of new software updates for the GNU/Linux operating system designed for the Intel architecture. Read more