eeedora 2.0 ?

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at
Tue Jul 22 08:28:24 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 5:22 PM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at> wrote:
> Mathieu Bridon (bochecha) wrote:
>> As Nicu said, people are already working on this inside Fedora, instead of
>> creating a new distribution.
>> Here is a link:
> Here is a question for all you Eee (and compatibles) users: how about the
> wallpaper size?
> In F9 we added 800x480 as a resolution for which we provide a desktop
> wallpaper (this is the screen size for Eee PC 701).
> However, the new generation (from all vendors), launched/will launch this
> summer models with larger display, 8.9-10", with a resolution of 1024x600px.
> We try to keep the package size small, so I think it make sense to include
> only one wallpaper for ultraportables (we have only a few sized vor various
> aspect ratios, all the others are scaled down) and it should be 1024x600
> (those with 7" displays will show a resized version, it is better in such
> cases to scale down than to scale up).
> It is OK to "sacrifice" (a bit to strong said) the 701 series, which is not
> the "coolest thing" any more (and it has a slightly different aspect ratio)?
> --
> nicu :: ::
> Cool Fedora wallpapers:
> Open Clip Art Library:
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Because of the price point eee 701 won't go "out of style" that fast.
Newer machines a more expensive and as they come the price for
"original" eee (701) will go even more down. So I guess that more and
more people will have eee 701. So please keep that in mind.


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