Last monday I bought an Acer Aspire One, 8.9’, with an extra 6-cell battery and 15 minutes later I installed Ubuntu (Netbook Remix version) on it, and after realizing everything was working smoothly (except for the SD card reader… anyway, I have an external device for doing so) I installed the Fluxbox window manager. New: You may also be interested in Two weeks: still loving Fluxbox.
Here you can see the FluxBox Root menu, Conky in the “desktop”
background and the Toolbar.(http://www.fluxbox.org/features/)
Fluxbox is really lightweight, fast and responsive. Also, really configurable, via just text files, a thing I love. Also the netbook works really nice, the keyboard is not as tiny as I assumed (I have big hands), in fact I type there faster. The only drawback is the amount of time it takes to get a new computer to be OK! It took me 3 days to have a complete work environment (you know, LaTeX, emacs, InkScape…)
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