External antennas on ASUS EeePC 701

I finally did what I always wanted to do: add external antennas to my 701. Drilling the holes were a bitch. First, I tried at the right hinge, but the end of the RP-SMA connector was too large. Then next to the VGA port and no luck, Oh, but perhaps next to the second USB port on the right hand side? Nope. Well, what I ended up doing was putting the connector on the outside. Check out the picture:

Edit: here's a better picture


 

 

New OS?

Well, I've been debating over if I should install a different OS on my Asus EEE. I've tried Ubuntu Eee, Xandros and now Backtrack. I love Ubuntu, so I might try eeeXubuntu, the Xubuntu customized Eee version. The default Xandros is decent, but....no. Backtrack is really cool, but its based on Slackware, so its not exactly user friendly. So I think in the end, I might install Xubuntu, and have Backtrack on a USB jump drive or SD card.
Results to come.

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Backtrack 3 on eeePC

I finally got Backtrack 3 working on my 4GB 701 ASUS Eee, following this tutorial. Worked perfectly, and I was able to crack 64 & 128 bit WEP at home under 5 minutes flawlessly. Although, Backtrack 3 beta has a installer, but Backtrack 3 final doesn't. So, I downloaded the installer from TPB and continued on (of course, I partitioned before). The installer took about 15~ minutes. I actually prefer this over Ubuntu Eee, which I had before.