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Re: [News] Vista 7 Stinks Badly on Sub-notebooks, GNU/Linux to Capitalise

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____/ Terry Porter on Monday 09 March 2009 11:24 : \____

> Megabyte wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Absolutely, choice is a good thing.  A disk image that would allow the
>>>> end user to pick between a simplified or regular front-end as well as
>>>> different distributions upon initial set-up of their Netbook would be
>>>> cool.
>>> Linpus was originally intended to offer exactly that choice (two modes).
>>> Is it not the case? Underneath it's just Fedora.
>> According to this review
>> <http://www.linuxhaxor.net/2008/09/15/linpus-linux-lite-review/> it
>> isn't quite that simple.  Sounds like there are Acer specific changes.
>> To get to the full desktop mode you must perform what is referred to as
>> the "Advanced Mode Hack".  Terry outlined the steps a while back and
>> they were not that difficult but apparently they seem to be considered a
>> hack.
> Anyone who can't perform the simple operation to set 'advanced' mode,
> shouldn't be administering a computer anyway.
> For most users, the simple mode would be all they need.

Like cellphones/smartphones (SMS+talk+surfing+mail)

Equated to Facebook/Skype/Firefox/Gmail or whatever...

Even Splashtop would suffice to many.

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