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I am looking for a touch-enabled netbook, or a tablet PC, or whatever that is called. So, a combination of x86 architecture, a physical keyboard and a touch screen. (Almost) full compatibility with GNU/Linux distros is a must.

In brief, something like Dell Inspiron Duo, but I would like to know more about competitors (if any), since the lack of an SD card reader, video out etc. pushes me away. The price looks pretty attractive though.

So, what can you suggest? Or am I asking for too much?
 
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The Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t might be worth a look. It's the one given away at the Dublin MeeGo conference so there are many threads about it over at forum.meego.com.

It's not a bad machine, but one thing to be aware of is that the BIOS enforces a PCI whitelist so you'll need to shop carefully if you want to add your own mini-PCIe cards.
 
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What about the HP Slate 500, with a leather case that doubles as BT keyboard?

Its actually the best possible (x86) tablet you can buy with only 1 major flaw= 2-cell battery.
If they had included a 4-cell battery, enough ram, and a speedy SSD... then it would be quite responsive (especially with Ubuntu Netbook Remix). The interface problem is software only and can be solved with a KDE overhaul if you're willing to get your hands mildly dirty.
 
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Since I broke the hinges in any laptop I had (and I don't really think it was my fault), the over complex hinges on both the dell and the lenovo scare me.
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Thanks for the suggestions. Meanwhile I found something really interesting -- look at this. A very nice x86 tablet, natively running Ubuntu, with a possibility to buy a 76 case with keyboard. There are two even cheaper models but they don't support the case.

Still, I couldn't find any reviews yet. Maybe someone has some experience with them? I may be willing to risk a bit, but not too much... especially because they are not cheap at all.

Maybe this tablet deserves its own thread, I'm sure geeks would be interested.
 
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That looks like the exopc really, which (without having used it extensively - I just played with a differently branded store demo)

A local store here sells it for 549€

http://www.plaisio.gr/Laptop-Netbook...Tablet-450.htm

It seems a nice piece of hardware, but I found and got the S10-3T fpr one third of the price and the very nice keyboard makes up for the difference in size IMO.

With some hours of tweaking you can get a pretty usable touch-oriented meego on the S10.
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I fear my MeeGo s103t netbook died

nothing happends on power on , any clue ?
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I think you need to go to the Lenovo forums - a few similar questions there.
 
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I asked there :

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-...3391518#M44355


And 20 days after I plugged a different power supply and it booted then plug back the original one and still working even if battery removed.

Weird isnt it ? talking back on the subject, who is still using this s103t ?
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