[nycbug-talk] new Asus ultraportables
ike at lesmuug.org
Fri Sep 7 22:21:15 EDT 2007
BTW- Lee in midtown said late-month availability on the first
models... I want the cheapest model, small screen and all.
On Sep 7, 2007, at 4:26 PM, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> And I think of it as a vt220
> with stuff.
That should be a marketing slogan for it :)
Seriously, I don't care about wanting a windowing enviornment-
(though fluxbox or some other minimal X11 should run nicely on these
I'd rather carry one of these in my winter jacket pocket than an
iPhone- all I've ever wanted is a small shell and network
capabilities on my person at all times...
> It might make sense to buy one for the server room at
> work, the serial console is a POS and sometimes I need to console in
> in spite of it.
Seriously much nicer to have around machine rooms for various tasks
than a cart with a head... Toss one in the datacenter cabinet for
As an aside, I want one to drive a usb scanner setup, dedicate the
EEE to the scanner- (just velcro the thing to the scanner lid ;)
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