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 on an Asus EEE PC 4G (701)

I'm a new user to Ubuntu, but having installed it on my main laptop I found that I really like the UI and the usability. I have an Asus eee PC 4G that's been sitting spare for a few years now and ...
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Install Ubuntu onto Old Asus EeePC 1215N?

I have my old netbook that's showing it's age I guess. Windows 7 seems boggy and slow (not that it was ever fast here). Below is some of the hardware. I am looking for something more light weight ...
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How to update graphics card driver in ubuntu 12.04.1

I have an Asus eee r101 pc,and wonder if anyone knows how to update the graphics drive in Ubuntu 12.04
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Nvidia Ion Asus Eee PC Seashell series 1215n and Optimus

I'm using ubuntu, lubuntu , kubuntu: Linux sysop 3.19.0-33-generic #38-Ubuntu SMP Fri Nov 6 18:18:12 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux on a Asus Eee PC Seashell series 1215n that has an ...
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Keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 14.04 Eee PC

I have just installed fresh copy of 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 on my friend's laptop Eee PC. During the installation the keyboard was working fine, however, it does not work after installation - I can't even ...
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Audio not working after switching to Ubuntu 15.10

I have some audio problems in my netbook (Asus eeepc). I used to work with lubuntu 14.04 and audio was perfectly working after pulseaudio installation. I decided to change to Ubuntu Mate 15.10. After ...
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Asus eeePC - Screen Brightness Issue

I have ASUS 1015CX Netbook on which I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. All seem to work fine however there is an issue with brightness settings; changing the brightness (both through settings and with ...
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What would be the best Ubuntu distribution for Asus EEE pc 901? [duplicate]

Hardware: CPU: Intel atom 1.6 ghz RAM: 1024 gb SDD: 4 gb and 8 gb I don't really need a fancy desktop, a simple one would be good enough, but I'd like to have as much functionality of original ...
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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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ubuntu mate no sound intel hda

I've purchased an older netbook from asus: EeePC x101CH with an intel HDA sound chip. I installed ubuntu mate 15.04 and tried already several things to get te sound working, but to no avail. I already ...
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Eeepc Ubuntu 14.04 Problems: Video, audio, screen flicking and suspend failure

I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Eeepc 1101HA with processor Intel Atom CPUZ520 and I have some problems: Screen is flicking, shacking..... Video doesn-t work, is very slow and impossible to see ...
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How do I set my EeePC fan to aggressive cooling in Ubuntu 15.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 and have faced a rather nasty problem: the computer shuts down in just some minutes (or almost immediately in case of active usage) because of overheating (I can notice a ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 no sound at laptop speaker but working on headset Asus EeePC 1015cx

I Just Recently Install Ubuntu 15.04 But there is no sound on Laptop Speaker but it is fine when I use Headset. Thanks in Advance.
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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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Keyboard and Touchpad not working

My Eee PC will allow me to turn on the computer to login page, but I cannot get the keypad or the touch pad mouse to move. I have turned it off, taken out the battery then restarted it and the same ...
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How do I setup JBOD by installing Lubuntu?

I want to setup JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) with Btrfs on Lubuntu 15.04.
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Screen colours shifted

I have an Eee with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and recently I noticed a shifted in the screen colours: the whites are still white and the black are still black, but now light colours are in shades of ...
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How do I setup software RAID 0 or JBOD with BTRFS?

I've a 4GB SSD drive which is BTRFS formatted and is running Lubuntu 15.04 and a 8GB SD card (which I've always inserted) formatted as BTRFS. I want to setup software RAID 0 or JBOD, so I've more ...
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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 won't boot after installation on Asus 1005HA

I'm new to Ubuntu, installed it alongside Windows XP on an Asus Eeepc 1005HA. 'twas geat - but I needed more space and decided to get rid of Windows entirely from the m/c. So, as the original ...
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My ubuntu runs in slow motion on ubuntu 13.04 asus 1015cx

My specs: my Asus EeePC 1015CX certified by ubuntu 12.04 lts asus 1015 cx with gma 3600 graphic card intel atom dual core ubuntu 13.04 My problem: I need to use ubuntu 13.04, not 12.04. ubuntu ...
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How do I make a video using my webcam? [duplicate]

I have an EEE PC 701 and want to record video using the built-in webcam. I have installed Lubuntu 14.10. I already have installed avconv and I want to use avconv.
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Will my Asus EEE with Atom2700 4core work with Ubuntu 15

My Asus EEE nettop could not be upgraded to 14.04 due to a video chip conflict, has 15.01 or another version of 14 solved this problem, I have just re-formatted to 12.04 but am unable to upgrade to ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 on Eee PC: bad screen problem

I've installed Lubuntu on my Eee PC some time ago and generally everything works well. However I'm experiencing a serious problem: the screen gets grey with stripes and I have a hard time to get it ...
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Ubuntu on Asus eeebookX205 with all peripherals

I am planning to get an eeebook X205 but I want to be sure that I can run Ubuntu with wireless and sound. There is an article ...
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Lubuntu on ASUS 1215

I have a ASUS Eee PC 1215P netbook (Seashell series) and liked to migrate from it's original MS-Windows 7 to Ubuntu/Lubuntu. There are documents on Ubuntu official website website which certifies that ...
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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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My Hard drive not detected by installer on an EEE PC 1000HE

I have a Eee PC 1000HE with a formatted clean hard drive. The installer can not see my hard drive and the partitioner is empty and there is no drives at all.
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Performance issue with Asus netbook

I've installed Ubuntu 14.02 LTS on my Asus netbook (Eee PC). I have slow responses on the desktop, and the video play back is juddering. Any advice?
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FN + F7 don't work (before allowed me to turn on/off display)

Here's my problem: I had Ubuntu 8.04 on this Notebook Asus 1015 px and the combination fn + f7 worked well and I could turn on/off the display at my leisure. Then I formatted and started a "new ...
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Eeepc Video errors - Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

Installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on an Eeepc 1101HAB I had laying around. Installation was fine. I have two issues: Video is super slow. The fade in and fade out of the application windows is like 4fps. ...
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Install Ubuntu on second SSD on Asus eeepc 901

I have an Asus eeepc 901 which previously had Windows XP installed - I'd like to replace this with Ubuntu 14.04 now that XP is out of support. The eeepc model that I have has two SSD drives - one 4GB ...
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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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Asus eeepc 1025c touchpad not working, synaptic driver not found

Anyone has the solution for running a touchpad on asus eeepc 1025c old machine lubuntu 32 bit
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Which version for a netbook (Eee PC 1001 HA)?

I have been using easy peasy 1.6 on my old EeePC 1001 HA. Things are working well. The only thing, the updating software seems not to be working. That is why I am looking for another ubuntu version ...
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eee pc 1000h wlan not working

I have a eee pc 1000h with lubuntu 14.04 on it (migrating from windows xp). wlan is not working, even if with lspci it detects the wlan card (01:00.0 network controller : Ralink corp. RT2790 Wireless ...
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Asus Eee won't boot

I have a Asus Eee PC running Ubuntu but I wanted to change to Lubuntu, so I created a bootable USB pen drive with Lubuntu (that works fine, I tryed it no my desktop). I was able to boot on my Eee PC ...
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ubuntu 12.10 on Asus eee pc 1015 px [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Asus eee pc 1015 px. i m unable to update using the software updater. It shows: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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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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WiFi country changed to US, how do I change it back?

My EeePC running Ubuntu 14.04 suddenly didn't see my wireless network on channel 13 any more, about July 23 2014. iw reg get says it's set to country US. iw reg get on my other laptop running Ubuntu ...
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Asus 1001PXD and Ubuntu 14.04

There is a web site that contains information about Ubuntu 12.04 suits very well with the ASUS EEE PC 1001PXD model. I'd like to ask anybody used 14.04 with that model of Asus. Here is the link ...
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Installation Problem Involving Netbook w/ 2 Very Small Hard Drives, Partitioning Is Being A Problem, Too

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on a first generation eee PC that has two itty bitty solid state drives. (One drive is 8GB and one is 4.5GB. And that's ALL I have to work with, too!) I already ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 bootable drive ignored during booting up (Eee PC 1000HG)

I am new to this site so hello! I have recently acquired Eee PC 1000HG and would like to use it as my linux machine, it has Ubuntu 13 installed but I want to wipe it and install 14.04. My problem is ...
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Getting help on EEE PC 1001 HA [duplicate]

I have a five year old netbook, EEE PC 1001 HA (bought in February 2010), and recently there was some news that Microsoft has stopped supporting Window XP. Can I switch over to Ubuntu? I have worked ...
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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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What can I use (instead of jupiter) to control the Super Hybrid Engine on my eeepc 1015T

I'm running Saucy on my EEEpc. For a while there was this great tool called jupiter which handled a lot of the power management and CPU scaling on eeepcs. Unfortunately, the tool went out 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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Problem on startup on Asus eeepc 900 with Kingspec SSD

I have an Asus eee-pc 900 with 16gb 1.8inch SSD drive. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it which works normally but because the performance of the internal SSD disk is very poor I decided to buy a ...
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Xorg X server tries to delete ubuntu-desktop, help!

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus eeePC cx1015. Video files, however are stuttering, and I figured the drivers are not installed. I went to synaptic, and chose to install the ...