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Joined: Nov 03, 2008
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Posted Nov 03, 2008 at 12:06:59 AM
Subject: usb CD/DVD drive HELP!
i'm looking into buying a mini-notebook laptop that comes with linux. But it doesnt come with an internal cd drive, i'd like to get an external usb cd drive but i dont know which are compatible with linux, anyone out there able to clear things up for me?
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Posted: Nov 03, 2008 7:36:09 AM
Subject: usb CD/DVD drive HELP!
http://astore.amazon.co.uk/asus-eee-pc-notebook-21/detail/B001GRNS32 Customer review says it works on EEE PC running Linux. Here are some links for Acer Aspire one https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/44556 http://cgi.ebay.com/ACER-Aspire-ONE-USB-external-CD-ROM-CD-RW-burner-drive_W0QQitemZ120320708443QQcmdZViewItem http://cgi.ebay.com/ACER-Aspire-One-USB-CD-ROM-DVD-RW-DL-burner-combo-drive_W0QQitemZ400002166963QQcmdZViewItem

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craig/asux
Joined Jun 12, 2008
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Posted: Nov 16, 2008 2:54:19 PM
Subject: usb CD/DVD drive HELP!
i have eee pc runing difrent distro i have two extirnal burners one is LG SUPER MULTI AND A PIONEER DVD MULTI BURNER NO PROBLEMS
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lunchboxgirl
Joined May 11, 2009
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Posted: May 11, 2009 6:16:19 PM
Subject: usb CD/DVD drive HELP!
You can buy CD/DVD Drives seperately which you just plug into your netbook (small laptop) for just a small price. I have a Dell and they asked £100 to give me one, wheras when I went on Amazon, I can get one for closer to £15/£20 Hope this helped!
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