To gain root access you have to type in your own user password. The key generates no noise, and is less susceptible to mechanical shock damage than hard drives [ citation needed ]. Click “Add” to insert your video. Nov 01, Cell Phones. Posted Jan 8, Please rate if it helped. According to Mandriva, they’re starting small, but you can expect a very advanced system in the future:

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EMTEC’s sub-$400 10-inch Gdium netbook gets specced

The desktop uses the Metacity window manager with a lxplanel and idesk-based interface. The Gdium uses Mandriva as its sole operating gdiuum and boots in approximately 30 seconds.

The max point reward for answering a question is There’s no information on power consumption vs. I may gdlum to get one of these Masood Rasool Level 1 Expert 13 Answers.

Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: Nov 01, Cell Phones. It always astounds me wmtec people expect devices like this to cost maybe 50 bucks more than other vaguely similar devices, and if it costs more, they start complaining that it’s “overpriced” This is the password you set for the first user while installing Ubuntu.


Tell us some more! Interesting that they don’t promise more battery usage time, since eg.

With the left hand? Please assign your manual to a product: It is a quite pure RISC. But Wikipedia tells me that this thing is now a MHz chip on a 65nm process, which is only about a year and a half behind. Smtec solve Root Password problem: Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions.

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Type Sudo su – then you need to change the password for root. Like most modern Linux distributionsopen-source software applications such as OpenOffice. The sizes would be much closer if compared to a series EEE.

Posted Jan 9, 2: Login to post Please use English characters only. I find this sufficiently gsium that I bought an Ultranav keyboard for my desktop.

To manually set a password for the root user, type in the following in the shell: Your answer needs to include more details to help people. The Gdium’s storage is designed this way to allow you to hold onto your system and saved data to use on any Gdium system, making it ideal for a work environment where several systems will be shared among many users, like an office or a school.


Then buy a new gduim. Archived from the original on The Gdium notebook might actually be a usable stand-in for the expensive real boards for some testing gdiu, weeding-out of xisms that sometimes creep in.

Comparison of netbooks Netbook manufacturers Comparison of netbook-oriented Linux distributions. That’s pretty much the form factor I want for the next Netbook I get.

But is it a lot of money for a machine like this? It’s worth a thousand words. Posted Jan 9, 1: But it’s great if a non-x86 architecture would manage to carve out a persistent market space in general computing devices, which would automatically piggyback free software operating systems into lead position in that space.