How, exactly, do I install programs to my Acer Aspire One netbook?
My Acer Aspire One runs on Linpus Linux Lite, and I performed some basic modifications (as outlined here: http://www.laptopmag.com/advice/how-...-one-apps.aspx) so that now I've got a little drop-down menu when I right-click on the desktop. That doesn't seem to have helped much... What I'd like is a BitTorrent client - any, really, as long as it's mildly functional. Can someone please help me to install one? I'm kind of stumped.
...If you got to this point:
then simply go to the search tab and search for bittorrent...
click apply... in sum cases you might need to restart or w/e... but um... it's cake...
lemmy know how it goes.
My choice with all those acer laptops with linpus always is that I reformat and install a regular opensuse to have full updates.
I did that before for laptops I got for others in earlier months and it all worked perfectly.
if ever you consider such, one step to do is to write down what wifi driver module - just in case.
I am sure this works with any other dist of YOUR choice that you are familiar with.
check the links in my sig for lots of AAO info.
check the 10 tweaks and 30 hacks links for some great tips
and like Hans51 I installed Debian on my AAO because it's a distro I am familiar with and like.
Here's a list of tweaks I found for Linpus that were pretty useful:
10 Tips that make Linpus act more like an XFCE distrobution:
Forum for Linux (mostly Linpus in the general forum):
A few people here have advocated for one distro or another, and there will be more. I use Easy Peasy Linux with the Kernel that Sickboy put out. Versus Linpus it provides a much better launcher and window manager, more software and the ability to do a couple things I couldn't manage in Linpus (connecting to VPNs). On the other hand, it takes twenty seconds more to boot, eats power faster and it was a bit of work.
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