Soon after upgrading the memory and SSD on my Eee PC, I began seeing notices in the Update Manager about installing a newer version of Ubuntu.For a while I ignored them and stuck with Easy Peasy.
That’s it for installing Ubuntu 8.10 on the Eee PC.
For the most part, everything works fine with Ubuntu.
GNOME reports 4.5 hours of battery life, and with the lean Eee PC kernel the system boots in 35 seconds (from Grub to GDM, with SSD tweaks).
You may also want to check out Four Tweaks for Using Linux with Solid State Drives to increase performance and extend the life of your solid state drive.
The Eee PC 900A can do a lot more with the addition of memory and storage upgrades.
I added a 32GB SSD and replaced the 1GB RAM module with 2GB.
I have read several tutorials but none of them seem to make any sense to me.
I just downloaded the latest BIOS version "2204", it is a ROM file and now I don't know what to do with it.
The Eee PC 901 is an Intel Atom-based laptop, with 1 GB of RAM, a 20 GB SSD, and a 9 inch display.
Since I bought mine, it’s been running Ubuntu 8.04 rather than the default Xandros-based OS.
though it does use popular web applications or proprietary software over free and open source software alternatives (e.g.