The Ubuntu Netbook Edition. It has been discontinued since 11.04. This tag can also cover Ubuntu Netbook Remix, but it does not cover the general use of Ubuntu on a netbook computer.

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pairing of bluetooth dongle crashes netbook

I have a netbook which runs lubuntu 12.10. When I try to pair a device to my dongle/netbook the netbook either crashes with the following message on a terminal screen: Kernel panic - not syncing ...
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Is 55°C a Safe Temperature for a Acer Aspire One D255?

I am new to using Ubuntu on Laptops and Netbooks. I was wondering if this is a safe/good temperature. Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +55.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) If not how can I fix this, I ...
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Which ubuntu version suits best my configuration? [duplicate]

My sister has a netbook with this configration : LG X110-G.A7HBG weiss XP Home Atom N270 1.60GHz, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Which Ubuntu version should I install on it? I already tried the current ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 Asus EeePC 1018P install hanging

I created a bootable USB with LiLi and the Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS iso and was able to successfully boot from the USB. However, at the point where I tell Ubuntu to actually install the OS (with checkboxes ...
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How to enable Quick Start button in Lenovo S100 ideapad using Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using lenovo s100 ideapad with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version. After turnoff the system when I press Quickstart button it not boot and notice: "quickstart is not install on your computer or not ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 lts in a Asus Netbook 1005 using windows installer

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in my Asus Netbook 1005 (with windows 7 starter) using windows installer and it freezes with the windows "Preparing to run ubuntu for the first time¨. I tried ...
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Ubuntu on an Eeepc 1005HA netbook? [duplicate]

I've been given an old Eeepc 1005HA netbook running Windows XP and want to switch to a Linux OS and remove XP completely. Is this easy/advisable? What's the best way? The netbook has no CD drive ...
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How to replace the android on a Netbook with Ubuntu

I have a Craig Netbook. It has 1 GB of Ram and 4 GB of memory. Can I run Ubuntu in it? If so please explain the steps I should take.
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Replacement for XP

What is the best set-up to replace Windows XP on a .Samsung netbook? This would have to be done without using an optical drive (hence must be done using a thumb drive). Experience of computing is very ...
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Ubunto newbie needs suggestions [duplicate]

I have a netbook (no cd drive) and I currently run windows 7 on but I want to convert to something new. Here re my specs. Processor :AMD Athlon Neo Processor MV-40 1.60GHz RAM: 4GB (2.97 useable) ...
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which version for my netbook acer v5=121 [duplicate]

2gb RAM 500 gb HDD AMD C- 70, 1 GHz wireless, touch pad functions which version is better
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is it possible to install Ubuntu / iso via a local hard disk with no OS?

My netbook doesn't come with a CD/DVD player and I do not have a thumb drive either (I'm located at rural area). OS is broken and formatted,not I have a blank HDD with no OS,no CD player or thumb ...
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Installing on a windows7 netbook [duplicate]

I don't have a DVD drive on my netbook. Whenever I download the 32 bit version I don't get a run option from IE. so I have the .iso file but when I click on it to install it tries to burn the image on ...
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Samsung netbook N150 Plus, Built-in (web)cam not detected after 13.10 upgrade

Just upgraded my Samsung netbook N150 Plus to 13.10 and everything seems to be working out of the box except for the Built-in (web)cam. It is not detected by 13.10... Any ideas how to get it to work? ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 installation on a DOS netbook

I am planning to buy an Asus netbook with the following configuration: Asus 1015E-CY041D Memory: 2 GB HDD 320GB Clock Speed: 64Bit Processor: Celeron Dual Core 847 DOS I have also created a bootable ...
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I can't boot from USB: Error setting up gfxboot

I have a Toshiba NB305 netbook, so if I want to install Ubuntu I have to do it by an USB. I download the ISO from the official webside and burnt it to the USB and when I try to install the system I ...
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Will Ubuntu 13.10 work on a Toshiba NB305 NB-305 Netbook?

I had rather big issues with 13.04 so reverted to 12.10LTS which now is currently running. I wonder if 13.10 should run on this netbook and was unable to find and info. A list of supported hardware ...
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Netbook/Tablet : is there a way to switch between Desktop mode and touch mode (preferably the new Touch interface of Ubuntu)?

I have a Dell Inspiron Duo (a netbook with flipping screen that functions as a tablet as well) ... and to revive this netbook/tablet I installed Ubuntu (13.10). Everything seems to work just fine (in ...
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Lubuntu netbook screen brightness

I can't change my screen brightness. I've looked online and tried all of the potential solutions I could find. I am running Lubuntu on a Samsung NC110 Netbook. When I press "fn + up/down" I get a ...
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Which ubuntu derivative for my Netbook? [duplicate]

I have an Lenovo Ideapad S10-2 Like this Processor / Chipset CPU Intel Atom N270 / 1.6 GHz Cache L2 cache - 512.0 KB Front Side Bus 533.0 MHz Chipset Mobile Intel 945GSE Express Features ...
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Lubuntu13.04 doesn't respond when rebooting after the installation is finished

I have installed Lubuntu 13.04 on my netbook, but when it's finished installing, nothing happens when it's restarted. I have been waiting for 10-15 minutes. My netbook specs are: System Information ...
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no usb boot after installed ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 server on a Samsung net book "NP-N100S-E02 from a usb stick the first time I booted this netbook after purchased it, now I can't find usb boot options in the Bios setup. ...
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I cannot see my desktop on lubuntu netbook

I am using lubuntu desktop manager on ubuntu 12.04 and I cannot see my desktop. When I log in I can see it for a few seconds and then this happears: how do I close this and get to visualize my ...
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Should I accept Ubuntu updates if I'm running 10.04 netbook remix or move to Lubuntu?

I am a novice Linux/Ubuntu user. I finally gave up on my HP Mini Mie and took a shot at loading Ubuntu before throwing it away. Well, I found a copy of 10.04 (netbook remix), downloaded it and ...
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GMA 3150. Black screen before login

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 and Mint 15, but I got the same bug. It's a Lanix Lt netbook with a GMA 3150 graphic card. When I boot from the liveCD (on a USB) works perfectly. But when the ...
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What pre-installed apps can I safely delete on Xubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I recently started running Xubuntu 13.04 on a netbook. It runs fine, but the hard drive is small, so every megabyte of space counts. What pre-installed applications can I safely delete? Programs I ...
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Wireless on Acer Aspire One & Ubuntu 13.04

I'm really new to Ubuntu, used it only a little 5 or so years ago and remember having wifi obstacles then too. I bought a crappy Acer Aspire One Netbook recently that came with Ubuntu on it, ethernet ...
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Laptop battery not detected after upgrading to 12.04

I've an old MSI Wind Notebook(U100x,Atom processor) that I had and upgraded to 12. Some of the devices were a pain to install (camera, WiFI, English language keyboard, some stuff to run peripherals) ...
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Linux distro advice [closed]

I'd like you to help me in choice of best linux distro for a netbook AcerAspireOne D255 with 1GB ram (physically increased to 1.5)... I've tried Linux Mint 10, but it hasn't any support (for ...
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How do I get the brightness keys working on an Acer AspireOne D255?

I've got a little problem trying to set brightness on a AcerAspireOne D255 on which I freshly installed Xubuntu 13.04 (32x)... brightness seems to play its own way: it doesn't respond to my inputs and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on a netbook

I´m using Ubuntu 12.04 with unity 2D on a Samsung nc110p netbook, but is terribly slow . I have 2Gb of RAM and an multicore Intel Atom 1.60Ghz processor with hyperthring. Please help
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I don't give up on Ubuntu, so I installed Ubuntu 13.04, but work very slow [duplicate]

Ubuntu or nothing :), this is my motto. I installed (without problems) Ubuntu 13.04 via live USB stick, on the other hand I could not do the same with Ubuntu 12.04 (installation just crashed). I ...
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Which is the fastest version of GNU/Linux for my netbook? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire One. The specs are 1 GB RAM, 1.6 GHz Intel Atom. I'm looking for the fastest version of GNU/Linux that is fully functional for this netbook. I do NOT want to run from a USB as ...
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Ubuntu desktop system requirements [duplicate]

What is the system requirements for the Ubuntu desktop. Will the dell mini work correctly or optimally with it. I had installed Ubuntu netbook edition. It looks like thre is no more support for it. ...
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Ubuntu is slow on netbook, running on flash drive. Will this persist on a full install?

I got a new Asus Eee PC 1025C Flare (Intel Atom, 2GB RAM) so I loaded Ubuntu 13.04 on a flash drive and tried to boot from there. And it was SLOW. it takes about 10 seconds to load the dashboard, and ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Netbook

I have a netbook, I already installed Ubuntu12.04 but It has so many errors and problems. I think It will be better to instal UNE on it, I searched ubuntu.com but I couldn't find UNE version for ...
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Cannot install Cedar Tail DRM in DKMS format on Ubuntu running on a netbook

I have a netbook (Asus EeePC 1015CX) and recently I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. All seems to run fine, however I have a problem with the graphics card. When I turn on the computer the ...
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Why can't I install Ubuntu from Live USB?

I have been using Ubuntu and other distro's for years, but I have never had such difficulty trying to install it for a friend. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from Live USB to an HP Mini ...
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3 samba servers…2 can see each other, 1 can only see itself

This one has got me stumped. I stumbled upon this issue while I was trying to connect my wife's EEE PC Seashell series 1015PEM to our WD TV Live box through Samba. I successfully connected a Dell ...
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Compiz uses 80-85% of CPU while idle

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 earlier. Installation went on smoothly but after I successfully installed it, it became so sluggish! I checked it using system monitor and found out that Compiz uses 80-85% ...
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Netbook won't boot USB

My netbook only shows a blinking dash when booting from removable device. It's a Sony vaio netbook.
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 from 9.04? [duplicate]

I have a netbook like new (standart) with Ubuntu 9.04 and I'd like to upgrade for 11, 12... How can I do?
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Which architecture should I install on Samsung N145 Plus? [duplicate]

I have a Netbook Samsung N145 plus and I want to know which of Ubuntu versions is the best for me. I will use GCC compiler on Ubuntu and some other programs for code development (Netbeans, Eclipse). ...
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Creating a Bootable 10.04.4 USB using Universal USB Installer

The website told me that the operating system I need for my new netbook is: Ubuntu 10.04.4-desktop-i386.iso. I'm using the universal USB-installer piece of software to put in on a USB that I can ...
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13.04 Eee PC keyboard issue

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my ASUS Eee PC 1225B E450 and keyboard is not working although everything was fine in Ubuntu 12.10. Does anyone have any idea how to solve this problem? Just ...
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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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10.04 Netbook to 12.04 Upgrade or Clean Install

First, I've look at Is a clean install better than upgrading? and a few other posts and they don't really answer my specific questions. I'm running the 10.04 Netbook Remix on an Acer Aspire One ZG5 ...
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Why LiveUSB wouldn't boot on Asus eeepc 1015cx netbook?

I'm creating a USB disk for Ubuntu by iso2usb and I can't boot. I choose USB disk from beginning and it says eject disk or another media and press any key to restart. No setup page, no nothing. How ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot on Asus 1225C

I've just finished installing 12.10 Desktop on my Asus 1225C (a fresh new install). Everything has gone well during the installation process but after the very first restart it stops booting and hangs ...
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Is an Acer C7 Chromebook worth buying as an Ubuntu netbook? [closed]

I apologies for non technical question. I'm really low on budget, and considering buying new netbook for starting using Ubuntu, after a lame Win 8 decided to move on Linux based systems. So for the ...