On Wed, 05 Nov 2008 00:11:41 -0600, alt wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Nov 2008 23:32:42 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Acer bets big on Linux
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Acer has stated that it will be pushing Linux aggressively on its
>> laptops and | netbooks.
> Acer needs to make sure that its future laptops don't require any sort
> of proprietary driver. I just got tired of messing with the stupid
> proprietary chipset on the wireless card and replaced it with an Intel.
> And of course, my SD card readers _still_ don't work. Again, proprietary
> chipset and no code available for it anywhere.
> Yes, I'm a little miffed, but at least its down to only the SD card
> readers which I don't really need (and have a USB reader anyhow).
At least the Acer Aspire One (Linux Version) has everything working, and
the Linpus distro isn't bad either.
It has two SD slots, stick in a card and up pops a window asking what
you'd like to do.
Wireless is also perfect.
Linux full time, on the desktop, since August 1997