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Editorials »

[4 Dec 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

I have been an Eee PC owner for almost a year now. For most of that time I used the default Linux operating system, Xandros, before switching to Ubuntu, and then to Windows. What I discovered after making that final switch is that for me personally, Windows makes the Eee PC a lot more usable. You see, I had slipped into the habit of only using the Eee PC as a Kindle-like device for reading e-books, instead of actually using it to do some, you know, work. This wasn’t because …

Tips and Tutorials »

[9 Oct 2008 | One Comment | ]

In this tutorial we are going to use CUPS-PDF to add print to PDF functionality in Xandros on the Eee PC.

Ebooks »

[1 Sep 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

Up until recently I had been thinking about buying a Kindle. From the reviews I’ve read, it sounds pretty good, and not having to carry around physical books is a real bonus.
So as preparation for buying a Kindle I thought I’d try reading a few e-books on my Eee PC, to see if I could stand reading books on an electronic device.
It turns out that a) I don’t mind reading books on an electronic device, if the device is right, and b) I don’t need a Kindle any more because …

PDF Creation, Tips and Tutorials »

[28 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

The ASUS Eee PC comes with either Xandros or Windows XP installed by default. Since there is a ton of different ways to create PDFs on Windows XP (just search Google for ‘create pdfs free xp’), this post will just focus on creating PDFs on Xandros.
In this tutorial we are going to use CUPS-PDF to add print to PDF functionality in Xandros on the Eee PC in Easy Mode.
Creating PDFs on the Eee PC (Easy Mode)

The first thing you’ll need to do is open the Terminal Window. You can do this by …