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can you guys tell which distro suits best my acer aspire one AOD150-1577 Black Intel Atom N270(1.60GHz) 10.1" WSVGA 1GB Memory 160GB HDD Netbook
and also if you could help me on how to do my recovery disc i try doing them but it says that i need a dvd drive but i was wondering if i could do em on an image file right now im using windows xp but i dont really like it i like best using ubuntu
What do you mean by recovery disc? Do you mean Live CD? If that's what you mean then you can just burn your selected distro (providing that it is a distro that supports live cd) to a cd-r and install it to your computer. As for a distro, Ubuntu sounds like it would run nicely on it.
Do you have a CD drive for your laptop? If you don't, head over to www.pendrivelinux.org. It will show you how to install different distrobutions of linux onto a pen drive, then you can install them on your computer from the pen drive.
oh thanks alot...well i meant that on windows xp its asking me if i want to make my recovery discs but my netbook dosent have the dvd drive i cant burn them to a dvd i want to know if i could make them a dvd image so i could put it on a external hard drive
To create the recovery discs you need a external usb CD/DVD writer, purchase or borrow one if you can. There are some small portable usb DVD drives out now. After making the recovery discs get the gparted livecd and use it to shrink the XP ntfs partition leaving "unallocated free space" for Linux.
I have installed Fedora 11 on my 10" AAO that way and split the drive 50/50 with XP.
Not to my knowledge. Some may require more than one disc to make recovery discs.
In Acer, there is an option to restore to factory default without making a restore disk. At startup, push one of the following: [F10, CtrlF10, CtrlF10 while tapping]. One of these will start the Acer eRecovery screen which allows you to restore your system.
Again, just be sure to never delete/remove/partition this e-recovery partition, which I think is at the beginning of the hard disk.
So, i don't even know how to use this web page. Lets see... I have a acer aspire one with limpus linux and want to get a USB Freeview/HDTV Receiver. Does anybody can recomend me one that would work with this sistem? Tanks