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I am running only one operating system - the latest version of Ubuntu. (I just broke my Windows XP addiction for the first time a few days ago.) But I am having some problems with the size of some windows. My computer is an Acer Aspire One Netbook. So I think it is better for me to switch to the Ubuntu Netbook Edition.

What is the most painless way to do this switch? Do I have to treat this like an entirely new system? Or is there some simpler way for me to swtich/ugrade, especially now that I am already running Ubuntu?

Please help. Thanks!

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Go to Applications -> Software center then install ubuntu-netbook and after installation logout and select Ubuntu Unity Netbook Edition

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This is the "right" answer, because it is more complete than mine! – chris Jan 26 '11 at 11:01
You could consider installing the newer 2D Unity which is more responsive than the current 3D release on 10.10 – Mark Rooney Jan 26 '11 at 11:22
Thanks a lot, Alaukik! This indeed seems like the best and simplest solution. I will try it tomorrow. (No time now.) – Steve Jan 28 '11 at 9:25

You can do this by installing the ubuntu-netbook package.

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Thanks for your help, Chris. – Steve Jan 28 '11 at 9:26

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