Welcome to LQ!
But I am going to redirect you here: http://forum.eeeuser.com/
and here: http://wiki.eeeuser.com/
Where you should find ALL your EEEPC questions answered
I love my eee701, currently running kubuntu 8.04 (Instructions as to how to install it are in the wiki), as I did not like the supplied Xandros distribution, although it worked perfectly well, it was difficult to update and install new software.