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Ubuntu Netbook Remix update

Here are the screenshots of my netbook running the Karmic version of the Ubuntu Netbook Remix (this link goes to the current stable release, which is Jaunty) that I promised in my previous post:

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I’d recommend installing Ubuntu-Tweak, which exposes a few of the hidden features of Ubuntu and also allows you to easily add plenty of third party repositories to further enhance the OS.

I’ll say again that I’m so impressed with both the Samsung netbook and UNR (Karmic).  I’m getting 6+ hours of battery life (obviously depending on what I’m doing), the display is crisp and beautiful and the keyboard is only slightly smaller than normal, making typing very easy to adapt to.

By Michael Rowe

I'm a lecturer in the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa. I'm interested in technology, education and healthcare and look for places where these things meet.