After a series of frustrating attempts in getting
until I checked the WiFi. Unfortunately, WiFi did not work out of the box. That is ok since I can always connect it using the Ethernet port, which I did, but only to get the latest updates via the usual "sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get update" route.
Getting WiFi activated is not that difficult, however. From the EeeUser.com site,
So there, enjoy your Linux-based Eee PC 900. My take on this, get the Linux version right away. Not only do you get more storage, it shields you from the pain of having to remove Windows from it. I just hope that Asus bundles the Xandros distribution on all models.