Today I received my Asus UX31 featuring a Intel Core i5-2557, 4GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. Overall I love the looks and the feel of the machine. Of course the computer comes preloaded with Windows 7 Home Premium or something like that. I only managed to boot it into Windows once because I didn't realize that F2 was the right key to enter the BIOS setup utility. Then my fun started with getting Debian installed. I had a USB stick with a Squeeze (stable) 6.03 Netinstall copy on it. Only problem was that the kernel would not recognize the wireless card. Then I tried the USB-to-ethernet adapter that comes with the computer but that didn't work either since the kernel had no driver for the USB 3.0 port on the right side of the machine. After some fighting back and forth on my wife's Windows laptop I created a new Wheezy (testing) netinstall USB stick using unetbootin. The machine is currently installing but since I am on my mother-in-law's fairly slow DSL I will have to wait a couple of hours before writing more about how Debian Testing runs on it, hopefully I will be wrinting form that machine and not my wife's laptop. I have not decided if I should just go to Unstable or stick with Testing. We will see. I am sure there will be plenty of hours playing with my new toy to get everything working to my full satisfaction.