[aprssig] Small linux laptop

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Mon Jan 14 14:30:54 EST 2008

On Tue, 15 Jan 2008, Andrew Rich wrote:

> What I can not work out is how to enter some sort of command prompt.
> I am also curious as to how I would wipe it and hit it with suse linux.
> I had a play today with one in a shop - the 800x600 might be limiting.

I've run Xastir on a 640x480x16-bit display.  It's not optimum, but
it works.  A few of the dialogs are too large, but not many.

Because the drive space is so limited, you'd probably be better off
with a Linux distribution that has a small footprint.

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