[ALUG] EeePC Ubuntu

Richard Parsons richard.lee.parsons at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 09:21:41 GMT 2011


On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 10:16:02PM +0000, Wayne Stallwood wrote:
> Although to be clear on that if Simon is looking at 10" models avoid
> the Acer Aspire One 751 at all costs.
> 
> The GMA500 gfx chipset is a troublesome beast on linux I have just
> converted my 751 back to a Windows machine and sold it because I was
> fed up with potential problems every time there was a kernel
> upgrade.

I have the same model, and find it a pain as well.  I keep hearing that intel might open source the drivers, but I won't hold my breath.

Richard



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