It changed it from being virtually unusuable to being a nippy little workhorse. I'm a big fan. I am honour bound to point out that I also use a Mac, a Windows 7 PC and a Vista laptop that is, frankly, a dog.
he inspired me with talk of Ubuntu on his netbook, and I followed suit.
My Acer Aspire one is now nipping along like a nippy thing, and is a joy to travel with. I'm sticking to Windows 7 and Microsoft Office on my other machines because I need the file compatibility for work, but the Ubuntu netbook experience has me hooked.
I tried Ubuntu on my Dell Mini 10 netbook and it worked like a dream except for one tiny problem - I couldn't get a working driver for the WLAN card, which kind of ruins the whole "sitting in McDonalds drinking coffee surfing the web" netbook experience.