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With accelerated graphics working apparently (which is a problem with those Allwinner A10 tablets)
The tiny 7" screen would probably make a normal desktop environment difficult to use, but might be great for Plasma Active.
The tablet starts at $200 and can be purchased here: http://www.google.com/nexus/#/7
Anybody thinking about buying might want to wait, though, because Google is about to double the storage and keep the price the same.
Last edited by piratesmack; 10-20-2012 at 10:56 AM.
I'd contribute. I've been thinking about a ZaTab as well, but ... ZaReason has not responded to my last two emails. I don't know, maybe I asked too many questions? I feel like I must have ticked them off somehow.
When (eventually) a how-to is written for installing Slackware on a tablet, which desktop is best suited for the tablet environment?
I've thought about that, and depending on how touch actually works it could be fluxbox? I know that sounds kind of silly, but when you think of a configurable menu with click anywhere support it makes sense. I think KDE is supposed to be working on a plasma desktop for touch. I was always under the impression that Gnome3 was meant for touch, kind of like the Metro interface for Win8... almost unusable on a desktop, but supposedly very friendly for touchscreens.
I installed E17 to try it out, and it asked me if I had a touchscreen during first run. Bohdi, an e17 and ubuntu based distro, is supposed to be very good for touchscreen use, and has a special tablet layout. So possibly e17.