Category Archives: Eee

Dear lazyweb: what is is about Linux and WPA?

11 January 2008

I don’t think I really have enough of a readership for this blog to get an answer to this, but… perhaps someone passing by will know. Why is WPA support invariably so bad in Linux-based OSes? Three examples: 1. Despite having been a Linux user since 1992, I held off on switching my primary laptop, […]

Eee, day 2

22 December 2007

My second day with the Eee has been much better than the first. It has connected happily to every wifi network I’ve pointed it at, it stayed in standby overnight without problems (though that did drain 70% of its battery power), and although there is no Remote Desktop icon on the default menu, it is […]

Eee PC

21 December 2007

I received my Eee PC today. Its a lovely little gadget, but my first impression is that it’s not ready for prime-time yet. The machine itself is very neat – quite tiny, and beautifully-built considering the cost. A quick poke around the applications shows lots of useful-looking stuff. But in order to use the device, […]