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August 4, 2010 3:17:47 AM

I'm looking to buy a Netbook for hiking and biking around.

My basic criteria, roughly in order of decreasing priority:

  • Longest Battery Life Possible*
  • Metal Exterior
  • High Durability
  • $300-$500
  • 90/95% keyboard (9" to 10"?)
  • Arch Linux

    If I have this, I can keep it in a large pant pocket or small bag for when inspiration strikes me or I want to watch porn. Or both.

    *I want real battery life. Will replace original battery with 2 9 cell batteries rigged in parallel.
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    August 4, 2010 10:37:30 PM

    90% of all netbooks out are identical and there's not much variation, though ASUS are leading the pack in terms of battery life and longevity. Check them out.
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    August 5, 2010 2:07:10 AM

    Get an A-PAD
    April 28, 2011 7:56:48 AM

    Update: Got a 1005HA for budget and battery, $187 on ebay.
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