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Netbooks & Moblin

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I recently downloaded the latest live image of Moblin. It’s pretty slick. Runs fine on my Acer Aspire One booting from the USB drive.

Moblin has a lot of potential, but there are still some bugs. I can’t find any good documentation about installing it to the hard drive, and if the install is anything like the USB install, I’m wary of accidentally blowing away my WinXP & restore partitions. But one of the biggest problems I found is that there seems to be no intuitive software shutdown/suspend function. Hitting the power button does trigger a normal software shutdown, which is good.

Currently, my Aspire ONE is dual boot WinXP and Mandriva 2009.1 Spring. Mandriva runs pretty flawlessly and boots FAST. This is the FULL version of Mandriva Free and not some stripped down or dumbed down version.

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