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Default xPUD - 10-04-2009, 02:27 PM

I tried the xPUD OS: I like it! Waiting for the release 1.0.
More essential and user-friendly than Moblin. Memory consumption is 51MB only.
The live version on USB boots fast and the WiFi worked out-of-the-box on my Mini 9!.

The first tentative I made with the general purpose Unetbootin (UNetbootin - Homepage and Downloads) installed a version with a lot of Chinese writings (and few in English).
A better way, if you want to try it, is to download the ISO from here: xPUD | Download and install it by means of the dedicated unetbootin file on the USB page of the same site.


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Default 10-04-2009, 05:27 PM

I'm glad you like it! I'm still trying it out & finding my way around it. It seems pretty straightforward, though.


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Default 11-29-2009, 04:51 PM

Keep on using the 0.9 on our Mini 9.
The v0.9.1 has many more languages available. Unfortunately, it does not recognize the wireless card.


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Default xPUD: version 0.9.2 - 12-08-2009, 10:39 PM

The version 0.9.2 of xPUD (xPUD - Shortest Path to the Cloud) has been released.
New Features:
1) New SysTray and Improved Backup/Restore
2) PageCurl and WebApp mode
3) Opt-Get App Store
4) Updated system and File tab


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Default 01-16-2010, 09:36 AM

Do you know if the Dell Mini 9's wireless card works with the newest version of xPud? It looks like it would be a nice and small quick-boot os from what I've seen if there is a way to get wireless working.
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Default 01-17-2010, 08:09 PM

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Do you know if the Dell Mini 9's wireless card works with the newest version of xPud? It looks like it would be a nice and small quick-boot os from what I've seen if there is a way to get wireless working.
I tried. It works.
I got a pen drive with xPUD 0.9.2 in my Mini's bag just for this reason.


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Default 03-07-2010, 05:26 AM

Wow! Sure boots fast, even from a slower USB drive. Wifi worked great & after saving settings to the USB it autoconnected on subsequent boots. Screen resolution was correct without tweaking. Sound setup was automatic, although the speakers were "muted" by default. Flash seems to work prefectly for me as well.

0.9.2 has most of what I want/need: web, media playback, and MS Office compatibility through Open Office, all in a very small footprint. Easy to navigate, and with a simple method of switching to/from full-screen.

Reviews I found on the web highlight some things I hope get included in future versions: more control over installed apps and menus, and ability to install to Hard Disk/SSD as a primary operating system. If those get included in future versions, I'd probably want to have it available on my Mini 9 full-time.


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Default 06-11-2010, 10:10 PM

Which is the best logo for xPUD?
Have your say on http://www.xpud.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=39


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