i just wanted to report that ubuntu netbook remix 9.04 installed very painlessly on my s9e. everything seems to work. much much better than the suse that it shipped with. if you are thinking about it, go for it! you will have more space on your ssd when the suse 'failsafe' components are wiped out. the suse had 973 meg free and the ubuntu has 1.3 gig free and i like it much much better.