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One Day Computing…almost. With a little tweaking, everything works fine and about 7-8 hours of battery life is doable.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus Eee PC 1000HE. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus Eee PC 1000HE page on LapWik.
For full specifications see the Asus Eee PC 1000HE specifications page.
|Name||Asus Eee PC 1000HE|
|Processor||Intel® Atom N280 1.66Ghz|
|Screen||10.2“ WSVGA Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 1GB|
|Graphics||Intel GMA 950|
802.11b/802.11g/802.11n wireless LAN mini PCI-E card
|Processor||Working||out of the box|
|Screen||Working||out of the box|
|HDD||Working||out of the box|
|Graphics||Working||3d Support and 1024×600 ok|
|Wireless||Working||ath9k / WPA personal / 54mbit|
|Bluetooth||works but needs more testing||had to enable BT by hand, the openSuse packages I installed appear to support audio and input only, may be software/package related|
|Modem||Not Tested||well, no Modem here…|
|USB||all ports working||out of the box|
|Card Reader||Working||out of the box|
|Webcam||Working||needs to e enabled in BIOS to be recognized, works with lvcview|
Installed Distro: openSUSE 11.1 - 32 bit / Kernel: 22.214.171.124.0.1-pae i686 currently running KDE 4.2.2 as Windowmanager. Desktop effects working (Cube).
Setting up a dual booting system with XP home via grub was easy. Minor problems with the fixed size of certain windows not displaying fully in 1024×600 (Amarok 1.4.10 configuration e.g). Other than that, no showstoppers found. There is an EEEPc related Repository for open SuSE 11.1 here:
I'm impressed with the battery and the relative ease of installation (used a bootable USB Stick to install).