[buug] ASUS Eee PC 1000H netbook

Michael Cheselka cheselka at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 16:23:57 PDT 2008

Hello Peter,

Is this a 1000H or 1000HA?  The HA model is not really as good as the
recent models and is more of a 900 series.
Some unscrupulous sellers list 1000HA machines like this "1000H A".


On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 00:04, Pewter Bot <pewterbot9 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi BUUGs and BUUGettes! New to this list, you may call me pewterbot9
> (a Futurama fan pun). I've been a Linux advocate for many years,
> though not a programmer...or as I like to say: "I couldn't hack my way
> out of a virtual paper bag." I plan to attend your next meeting at Au
> Coquelet (Nov. 6).
> Being on a low income for so long, I've had to forego the pleasure of
> high-speed access until now. I have ordered a netbook w/wifi, and
> eagerly await FedEx delivery. Got it on eBay for only $315 (thanks to
> $105 cashback on original price of $420). To view the specs (and a
> review):
> http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=4646
> Though installed w/WinXP, I will bootup via an Ubuntu 8.04 flash
> drive. Some of my netbook plans:
> Hook it up at home to a larger screen, to view downloaded videos. Use
> an external DVD and HD drive for their usual, obvious purposes.
> Videoblog via webcam. So I'll need a decent video editor, nothing too
> fancy...I'm experienced in this w/Windows98 programs. Maybe I'll be
> pleasantly surprised to discover Ubuntu comes preinstalled w/a video
> application or two. I'll check out Ubuntu's features over the next few
> days.
> Also: video chatting a la Skype...that is, the Linux version. And of
> course, all the usual Internet 1 stuff: Usenet, e-mail, personal web
> site, yadda yadda yadda.
> I'm sure you BUUG folks have already gone wild over the netbook craze,
> and know all about this Asus model I bought...prolly tore it apart and
> put it back together again a zillion times by now. So I look forward
> to sharing tips, stories, and adventures with other *nix advocates and
> netbook afficionados. I also write tales, some of 'em
> computer-sci-fi-ish, such as:
> The Parable of the Laptop Billionaire
> http://ezekielk.tblog.com/post/412459
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