[conspire] a 17.3" acer Laptop tested VESA. good under Elive
tony at of.net
Wed Jun 23 16:09:49 PDT 2010
Big screen is nice but how many pixels?
Lately pixels have become almost the size of legos as if they think we're
Maybe the hype for the "Retina Display" will get the industry moving back in
the right direction.
On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 15:38, bruce coston <jane_ikari at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I tested 3 optical disks on the acer 7551 2531 type laptop at Fry's , $500
> . The recent E-Live , .deb based , worked fine on VESA. . The Mint 8 didn't
> work at all . I couldn't test any internet . As my 2nd laptop seems busy
> dying lately , I'm wondering if this model kicks ass at running the most
> recent linuxes etc. . I found a reference to it at $580 online so I'm not
> super impressed despite barely weighing more than the imac equivalent . And
> , I found some meaningless marketing online too .
> --- On *Tue, 6/22/10, conspire-request at linuxmafia.com <
> conspire-request at linuxmafia.com>* wrote:
> - Bruce
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