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Re: EeePC 701 : Is pre-upgrade not optional??



On Sun, 30 Nov 2008 14:24:27 -0200, Dario Nievas wrote:

> i have just finished installing F10 on a eeepc701 with 1GB of ram. As
> for now, everything is working out of the box (I am writing this email
> from the eeepc, logged in to my wireless router) I am impressed.
> I recommend you to give it a try, using the live usb function. Check the
> installation guide for F10.
> Hope this info helps. Let me know if you need more details

	I'm guessing that by USB you mean a geekstick or thumbstick; I 
don't have F10 on one (yet, anyway). So I decided first to try putting my 
F10 DVD into my external DVD drive, as before, but connecting its USB 
cable to one of my PCs. This time, when I tried telling anaconda first to 
upgrade, it went right on, and has now installed 760 of 1033 packages, or 
so it says.

	I suspect that it helps to have a full sized monitor, which 
doesn't require me to do contortions with Alt & mouse to get to the Next 
button. Stay tuned.

-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.


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