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Re: Re: Mathematica 7 on an Asus Eee PC Laptop?

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  • Subject: [mg95412] Re: Re: Mathematica 7 on an Asus Eee PC Laptop?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 05:29:12 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <gkh0ut$6ha$> <gkkevu$gm4$> <>
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Was your test also with Linux?

Norbert Marxer wrote:
> On 15 Jan., 12:09, Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gull... at>
> wrote:
>> In article <gkkevu$gm... at>, andy... at wrote:
>>>> Has anyone tried running Mathematica 7 on an Asus Eee PC Laptop under
>>>> Linux?
>>> hi, I have a eeePC900 with eeebuntu (the last one), and Mathematica
>>> run perfectly...
>> Hi Andrea,
>> Just out of curiosity, have you run the benchmarks that come with
>> Mathematica on the netbook? If so, could you, please, report the results
>> and perhaps write a line or two about your overall experience with the
>> system.
>> I am asking because I was wondering whether a netbook + a CAS
>> (commercial or open source) could be a suitable replacement of a laptop
>> in classroom setting (e.g. doing interactive presentations with some
>> real-time computations or plots of simple expressions or models).
>> Best regards,
>> --Jean-Marc
> Hello
> I tested Mathematica for Students 7.0.0 on an ASUS EeePC and got 0.31
> for the Mathematica benchmark.
> For most situations this should be ok in a classroom setting.
> But I would prefer a larger than 10'' monitor.
> Best Regards
> Norbert Marxer

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