EEE PC 1201N vs Macbook Air

I’ve been trying to use the 1201N as my daily machine, at least in place of my Macbook Air. There are several advantages the 1201N has over the Air, and several disadvantages Pros – 4GB of RAM – Plenty of disk space – Smaller size Cons – No wifi after sleep, or sometimes after disconnecting…

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EEE PC 1201N Motherboard Photos

Some photos I took when upgrading the HD on the EEE PC 1201N. There is a spot for a 3G connector on the MB, but nothing is soldered onto the MB to accept a SIM chip. 1201N Motherboard top: This is what you see after you remove the keyboard, unscrew the screws for the shield…

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EEE 1201 – Configs to Set

Now that you have Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) installed on your EEE PC 1201N, there are a bunch of little things you can do to make it a much more useable system. This post will keep track of these little things as I come across them. Setup Nvidia ION Drivers Enable Multi-touch on Synaptics trackpad…

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EEE 1201N – Wifi working in Karmic Ubuntu

To get your wifi working on the 1201N in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) is really pretty easy, once you have the right driver for windows and use the NDISWrapper packages for Ubuntu. I found the critical link here on LaunchPad. The wierd thing is that the wifi in the 1201N is a Realtek 8191, and is…

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EEE 1201n Ubuntu Karmic – Good Results

So the EEEbuntu 3 install (based on Ubuntu 9.04, Jaunty) was too flakey, and while I had the ION working great, I still had no ethernet or wifi. EEEbuntu is working on release 4 (based on debian) but they haven’t even released a beta yet. So, being bored I wiped the EEEbuntu and replaced it…

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EEE 901 Ubuntu and Netbook Remix

I was fortunate enough to pick up an EEE 901 for a work project and have spent some time with this machine. I chose the Linux version with 20G, which comes broken down into 2 different ‘drives’ (they aren’t really SSD drives, just chips that plug into the ePCI sockets, but they emulate real PATA…

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