Eee pc's are netbooks or small, portable laptops usually with minimal system hardware. These are most often great for running linux due to their compact nature and good hardware.

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Ubuntu 12.10 on Eee PC 1000?

I have an old Asus netbook (an Eee PC 1000) that has been a traveling companion of mine for quite some time. I installed Ubuntu on it after I bought it back in 2008, and have been updating it with ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot on Asus X101CH Eee PC [duplicate]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 in my Asus X101CH Eee PC, using a live usb which I made using startup disk creator, replacing Ubuntu 12.04. The installation ran smoothly, but when I boot, it ...
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ACPI _OSC control

I've noticed an error from dmesg output that ubuntu canot enable ASPM: [ 0.192722] pci0000:00: ACPI _OSC support notification failed, disabling PCIe ASPM [ 0.192728] pci0000:00: Unable to ...
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Enabling PAE in Ubuntu 12.04 on Asus EEE PC 1025C

I have a EEE PC 1025C which came pre-loaded with Windows 7 Starter Edition. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit as dual-boot with no difficulties. An output of uname -r gave an output of ...
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How to debug lack of sound in Asus EEE PC

I have an Asus EEE PC 1225B with fresh Lubuntu 12.04. And no sound. It doesn't seem to be some common problem, so I have to make some research what's up. I tried running alsamixer, so I know I have ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on an Asus EeePc t91mt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have tried Ubuntu 12.04.1 in an Asus EeePc t91mt; In live Cd mode it works fine (touch screen, ...
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Ubuntu not booting properly

I just bought an Asus EeePC with Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. After turning it on and performing the updates it didn't boot properly and showed a screen saying it was working on low graphics mode, ...
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Can i install “jupiter-support-eee” package on non eee laptop?

I have installed "Jupiter" on my Sony VAIO VPCZ2 laptop. it is very useful for me. I want to know what is the functionality of "jupiter-support-eee" package? is it only for eee netbook? can i install ...
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How can I lower the CPU temperature?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my EeePC 1015PX and I've noticed that the CPU temperature does not go below 60ºC (70 is usual). Looking at powertop it seems the 2 cores (Atom N570) are idle most of ...
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Which Ubuntu variant is recommended for an eee PC with a single-core Atom and 1GB RAM? [closed]

I have an Asus EEE PC with a 1ghz intel atom processor and 1 gb ram with a 170gb hard drive. Which would run better ubuntu xubuntu or lubuntu? i had ubuntu for a few moments and it was really laggy ...
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Installing Xubuntu on a 4 GB storage device (Eee PC 701)

Now that Xubuntu needs 4.3 GB of storage to install, I can't install it on my 4GB Eee PC any more. The alternate installer just crashes spectacularly no matter how I try to install it. Is there any ...
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Which version of Lubuntu should I use?

I want to install a light distro on my netbook. (It currently has an out of date distro which is not upgradeable.) Here are the specs: eEE pc 4g GLAXY, LINUX 4g SSD, 512MB DDR2 Intel Mobile cpu ...
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How do I get brightness controls working properly on an Eee PC 1001P?

Is there a solution to the low screen brightness issue with the Eee PC 1001P and release 12.04? When I use the brightness control, the screen goes through three adjustment cycles of dark to semi ...
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Asus Eee PC 1015CX shows resolution of 800x600 in Ubuntu 12.04

I have Asus Eee PC 1015CX and I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04, when I used the bootable USB and tried it, the only available option for resolution setting was 800x600 which looks bad on the screen. ...
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Upgrade 11.10 to 12.04 on Eee PC failed. GLIBC_2.14 not found

I was upgrading my Eee PC from 11.10 to 12.04 as prompted and the upgrade locked up (the lappy was plugged into power - so that wasn't the problem). The system won't boot now and I'm getting an error ...
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EEE 1015PN less battery lifetime

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS (32bit) on my Asus EEE 1015PN. I have installed the VGA-Switch von Mtron too (https://sites.google.com/site/mtrons/projects/eee1015pn). The problem is that in Windows ...
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How do I change my 1080p external monitor from portrait to landscape on an Eee PC 1000H?

Hi I have an EeePC 1000H netbook with a Samsung T22A350 1080p 22" external monitor. I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I mainly use the external display but when I select 1080 from the dropdown ...
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ASUS 1215n 12.04 overheating

This is the 3rd time i install Ubuntu. And this time it's 12.04. I've been going back to Windows, but keep on coming back! But I just got this one problem, my ASUS EeePC 1215n keeps on overheating ...
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Can't use external monitor with Ubuntu 12.04, Fn+F5 doesn't work

Hi I have an Asus eeepc 901 and now I installed Lubuntu 12.04 on it. Everything works fine except I can't use external Monitors. If I press Fn+F5 which used to be the right keys for eeebuntu (the ...
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How can I change screen resolution? [duplicate]

I have a Asus EEE PC Netbook, 1015CX. I have created a bootable usb to try Ubuntu and to test how it looks. The main problem is that the screen resolution is locked at 800x600 where as my netbook ...
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Problem Creating Bootable USB Drive - v12.04 - Win XP SP3 - Asus Eeepc 901

Just another new guy in town trying to find his way around. Let's cut to the chase: I got this error after doing what is explained below the screen shot. (First time posting a photo link in this ...
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Can't get external wifi antenna to work, or find one that works

I have an external wifi antenna (alfa), which worked with windows but not with ubuntu. My computer is a small laptop eee pc. The antenna plugs in usb. Supposedly I have the driver for it, but I am ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 to EEE PC 1225B?

How to install Ubuntu 12.04 to EEE PC 1225B? I tried to install from USB Flash and USB CD - Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Mint. Installation is going well, but after installing the OS will not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Asus Eee PC 1005 weird keyboard

After upgrading to 12.04 on my netbook the keyboard got weird behaviour Before logging in to any session everything's OK (i tested the input in vt1) but as i log in with any session (unity or ...
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Wireless connection drops every 30 seconds on an Asus EEE PC with an Atheros card

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and my wireless connection disconnects every 30 seconds. I am using an Asus Eee PC with an Atheros wireless card. I tried to find out how to solve this, so I gave up ...
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Set resolution to 1024x600 in eee pc x101CH

I tried to add the resolution with xrandr and then setting it but it gives the no gamma recognized error. I tried with 12.04 beta and 11.10 with no results. Also it seems that there's not much info ...
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gnome shell + external monitor = garbage (ubuntu 11.10 on eeepc)

i'm using gnome shell on an asus eeepc (atom N570, 1Gb ram, opengl renderer mesa DRI intel IGD). As soon as i connect my external monitor, i get garbage on both screens. When i disconnect, the display ...
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Keyboard layout Asus Eeepc 1015

I'm new to Linux and I'm trying to use Ubuntu (11.10) on my Netbook (Asus Eeepc 1015) trough USB boot, but my keyboard layout is all messed up. It's like the "o" key is 6, the "k" is 2 and go on. I've ...
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Trouble Connecting to Wifi from Eee Pc and Kindle Fire [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu on a Seashell Eee Pc. As of now, it "sees" wifi networks, but has continuously tries to connect (with the correct password), to no avail. Also, an Amazon Kindle Fire has a ...
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Changing fan speed for eee pc 900

I was wondering if there was a program that would let me change the speed of my eee pc 900 fan. I have tried lmsensors and eee-control and could not get them to install. Does anyone know how to ...
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Ubuntu on Asus EeePc VX6s?

Does Ubuntu 11.10 works on Asus EeePC VX6s? Does all of the features work or what doesn't?
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Option for PCs with low disk space?

I am planning on running stock Ubuntu 12.04 on most of my PC's in order to get the five year LTS release support (and perhaps I will update one every six months out of curiousity). I have an eeePC ...
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Left touchpad button doesn't work on an eee pc 900

Left touchpad button doesn't work at all at my Asus eee pc 900 using Ubuntu 11.10. Have searched for the solution, found out that that's not only my problem, but haven't found a solution. Is there ...
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How can I install on an Asus eeePC 1215b (UEFI)? [closed]

The installation crashes while GRUB is being installed. This might be due to an UEFI BIOS bug... Is there any way to install UBUNTU on the Asus eeePC 1215 ?
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How can I improve battery life on an Eeepc 1015 PEM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tips to extend battery life for laptops and notebooks I own an Asus Eee PC 1015 PEM. I've decided to fully shift to Ubuntu, I've been using it on other systems since the ...
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KVM switch not detecting keyboard [closed]

I've just plugged in a Belkin Flip KVM to handle switching between my desktop and my Eee PC 1000. The mouse and monitor switch fine, but the separate keyboard does not work when the KVM switches to ...
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eeepc 1018pb dual display wrong resolution size

My Setup: eeepc 1018pb with Intel GMA 3150. Ubuntu 11.10 x64_86 Samsung SyncMaster 2333 The Problem: I connect the Samsung with the eeepc. Ubuntu recognizes the Display. When I try to activate it ...
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Can't mount SD card, - /dev/sdc is ok, but can't seed /dev/sdc1 [closed]

Few weeks ago I mentioned that Sdcard can't be mounted under ubuntu 11.04 on eeeepc 901. I can see /dev/sdc and /dev/sdd, but no partitions on them /dev/sda and /dev/sdb are system disks, sdc was ...
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Panic occurred switching to text console in netbook

Yes, I know that there is exactly the same question is asked here, but in my case I would like to provide more information in order to try to solve the problem. Because that question had been asked ...
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Opening a terminal on Eee PC

I have an Eee PC 1005PEB that I want to install Ubuntu on. I've tried hitting ctrl+alt+t on the Express gate screen but nothing happens. I've also tried to boot from a live CD on a usb, but nothing ...
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Recommended dual-boot partitioning for Eee PC 1015PX-MU17

My younger brother has a brand-new Asus Eee PC netbook that we'd like to dual-boot Windows 7 Starter (already installed) with Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS. I created a 32-bit LiveUSB and booted it up after some ...
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Trackpad stops working until reboot (Asus EeePc 900)

I'm running Ubuntu (natty) on my Asus EeePc 900, and recently an interesting problem has appeared: the trackpad and its buttons sometimes stop working, and stay nonfunctional until I reboot the ...
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Asus Eee pc 1005peb screen really dark despite brightness set to full

I have here an Asus Eee pc, model is the 1005peb version. Now for the most part it runs fairly decent and quick, not much issue with it except one major one. Every time I restart or turn on the ...
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Connecting to WLAN freezes system on Asus eee pc 1001p

This might be a quite old problem, however I couldn't find a solution for myself. I was using Ubuntu 10.10 on my Asus eee pc 1001p until I upgraded to Natty. Now, whenever I connect to a password ...
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usb device name

I would like to know if the usb device name is randomly allotted at every reboot in an eeepc netbook with Ubuntu(hardy heron). What bugs me is that while I transmit some serial data over say ttyUSB0, ...
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Headphone sound not working after 11.04 upgrade [closed]

After upgrading to 11.04 my external speakers on my ASUS Eee PC netbook still work however there is no sound output from the headphone jack. aplay -l | grep card card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ...
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Upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04, how much space is needed?

Would I have enough space to upgrade to 11.04 from 10.10 on a 4gig Asus EEE? I have an SD card in it giving another 4gig. How can I use that space?
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Backlight on/off button doesn't work on an Asus EEE PC 1005HAB [closed]

I've got an Asus EEE PC 1005HAB, and after upgrading to 11.04 I can no longer use Fn+F7 to turn on/off the screen backlight. The other Fn+FX keys I've tried so far all work. Is there some standard ...
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11.04 much slower than 10.10

I've tested Ubuntu 11.04 clean installs in two computers, an eeepc netbook and a hp pavilion t3010.es, which is an old desktop computer (6 or 7 years) with the specs of a netbook approximately. The ...
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Gnome theme unchangable, gray. [closed]

After installation on eee pc 904 with 11.04, with fully support effect like 3D unity and shadow in border of windows. After some reboot the gnome theme change to the gray, old and unchangeable theme ...