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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I wipe HHD and install Ubuntu all from SD card?

I have an Asus Eee PC running on Windows XP. Recently, it crashed and when it boots, it has a black screen. This is a pain, as I only wanted to turn it on so I could wipe XP and install Ubuntu. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7 - Mission Impossible?

I just want to install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7 HP on my EeePC 1215N. I can't do it when Windows 7 is booted up (wubi.exe hasn't got that option), so I booted it from USB key. Everything's ...
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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 ...
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Losing Wifi on 12.04, no way to get it back?

I am running 12.04 on an Asus EEEPC 1201n. Regularly, wifi connection is lost and there seems to be no way to get it back without a reboot. The same machine booted on WIN7 never fails. I am at a ...
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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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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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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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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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Problem with hd video playback (AMD Radeon HD 6320)

I have Asus 1225b E-450 with AMD Radeon HD 6320 + Ubuntu 12.10. The problem consist in the video, it is so slow when playing 720p and 1080p. Proprietary drivers are installed. In what could be the ...
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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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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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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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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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eeePC correct resolution

just installed 14.04.2 on an eeepc 1015PE. I am trying to figure out how to get the native resolution (1024x600). when I go into the display properties the only viable option is 800x600 which makes ...
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Change to external tv screen from asus eee notebook

I installed kodibuntu on asus eee notebook. Now I want to watch on a tv screen 42". I connect a vga cable between them. There is no hd slot in the notebook. For some reason, as you can see on the ...
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Why is CPU base Intel Atom N270 of Eee PC 1000H overheating when using Xubuntu 14.04.1?

Freshly installed Xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Eee PC 1000H. CPU base is very quickly overheating, the temperature of this Intel Atom N270 goes to over 73 Celsius while I'm only running a lightweight web ...
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What software issues could make laptop fan not working (Asus EeePC 1000H / Ubuntu 14.04)?

I have a laptop Asus EeePC 1000H which fan is not working -- therefore the CPU can overheat to 80+ °C within 30 minutes :(. Problem seems to be OS independent as fan is working neither under Ubuntu ...
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Touchscreen support on EEE 701

If I install a 7" touch screen on my EEE PC 4G Surf, would I be able to interact with it without additional software? It would be plugged into the motherboard using the spare internal USB port.
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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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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Asus EEE Pc 901

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, on Asus EEE Pc 901, that has a 4Gb SSD and an 8Gb SSD HD, via USB stick but the instalation stops on the screen that says "For best results, please ensure ...
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Asus Eee PC 1201HA Lubuntu screen flicker/buzz

I've got a problem here. This is my first time installing and using Linux, I've installed Lubuntu on an Asus Eee PC 1201HA and the screen sort of flickers/buzzes. I can't figure out why this is, maybe ...
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Can't add podcasts or network streams in VLC Media Player (v 2.0.8): Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Asus EeePC 1015x

I can't add podcasts (via RSS feed) or network streams in VLC. Also, this is my first post on askubuntu, and I'm still new to Linux, so please me know if I'm not being clear or of any suggestions, ...
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I can't do updates, the manager won't show

Here's a screencap, it's been stuck like that since I last updated 8 days ago. What should I do, reinstall the update manager, or something in the terminal? I'd like at least to make it work again. ...
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Power button won't work after updates on my Eee pc 12.04 and 14.04

I have an Asus Eee PC 1201ha, and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had no problems until I did some updates on it. The power ceased to work after that, as in if I pressed the power button, the dialog ...
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FN+F7 issue (It should turns backlight on/off)

I've just registered to this forum and I would like to know how to fix this problem. It really drives me crazy, I've already tried to solve this for months but nothing. I have Ubuntu 12.10 and the ...
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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.