In Part One of my Eee PC series I looked at the hardware specifications of this miniature marvel. In such a small space Asus have managed to cram in a lot and at a price that is so low that it ought be illegal. However, it is a cliche to recall that hardware without software is junk--unless you have a fetish for silicon. In this post I will look at the software on the Eee PC. It will not be an explicit HOWTO, but it will include lots of links to enable you to get the best out of this two-pound wonder.
This is a collection of tips&tricks written by Andrew Min and Gary Richmond. In this article:
This is a collection of tips&tricks written by Gary Richmond and Andrew Min. In this article:
- How to get the best out of the history command in GNU/Linux (Gary)
- How to close down GNU/Linux safely after a system freeze with the SysRq key (Gary)
- How to find .debs (even if you think they don't exist) (Andrew)
- How to kill processes (Andrew)