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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Ubuntu and battery life

Currently I'm using a Netbook (Dell Latitude 2100 non-touch scree) (2GB RAM, 1.6GHZ Intel Atom Processor, 60GB HDD, originally Win Vista Business, currently WIndows 7 Pro and a windows experience ...
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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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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 assign keys in the keyboard?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 netbook version and I want to assign my windows key on the keyboard to preform the same function as it as in windows (minimize all app and open favorite). Now the key is not ...
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First time ubuntu Intel GMA3150 on NB30 Plus

I have intel atom N450 and intel GMA3150 when looking in system info it says unknown for the GPU and youtube videos above 360p laag very bad compared to windows xp 720p was smooth. I don't know much ...
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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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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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Which distribution for a netbook?

I have a netbook ASUS EEEPC 1015CX SeaShell Series with Integrated graphics, 1GB ram and 1.6GHz processor (ATOM). I have tried multiple times to get Ubuntu 12.10 on it via LIVE USB "Try Mode" but it ...
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mouse touchpad not working

i just installed Ubuntu in my newly bought acer aspire one 725 netbook, along with windows 7 as another OS. whenever i try to work on Ubuntu, my mouse touch pad doesn't work, it works nicely in ...
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Installation Error on Netbook with 12.04

I'm trying to install 12.04 on an ASUS eee pc 1005pe with a USB stick. The installation starts normally, then it says it has encountered an error and takes me to a desktop where nothing works. I shut ...
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Netbook can not shutdown in Ubuntu 12.10

Why my netbook (with Ubuntu 12.10) can not do shutdown after I click shutdown feature on desktop tool bar. My netbook enter into new session after I click shutdown, rather than off. To shutdown my ...
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WPA2 enterprise authenticate fail

I installed lubuntu 12.10 on Dell Idea-pad 10-2. This model has Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01) as wireless module. I tried to use driver from both ...
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hp mini 1110nr best version of ubuntu

What version of Ubuntu would be good for a HP 1110nr mini netbook 1g memory 160g processor.
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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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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS suspends when 12.04 LTS did not

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Server on an Asus Eee PC netbook. Back when I had 12.04 installed, I was able to close the netbook and the system would stay running. Now with 14.04, closing the ...
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updated to 14.04 on netbook, super slow, not working with monitor

This is my first post, to be honest I'm not very experienced with this. My uncle usually helps but I can't reach him so... I'm needing some help. At the moment my velocity micro m10 netbook is my ...
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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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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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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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netbook slow on ubuntu (and win 7). Tips and tricks for speeding up

My computer just broke down so I got a new one on second hand because I need one in the mean time while it's on repair. I got a 10" Dell Inspiron mini 1012. However, it's slow. Really slow. Usually ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 205 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I just wanted to report one thing, because I know there are a lot of Ideapad S205 users out there, that had issues running Ubuntu on their Lenovo Ideapad S205 in the past. Lenovo Ideapad with Ubuntu ...
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Screen goes blank after installation and boot menu Ubuntu 12.04 (Windows Installer)

Well my problem is taht after installing ubuntu, i restart my computer, and select ubuntu from the boot screen, the screen goes a purple color for a fraction of second and then it changes to black ...
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10.04 notification area wireless notification wrong

I just installed 10.04 on my hp mini 110. All worked out of the box except the wireless (as expected), so I followed the plethora of forum posts and installed/activated the STA driver. This worked and ...
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Lenovo S110 netbook screen resolution Ubuntu

I am still stuck with 800x600 resolution. Here is the output of lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 0bf2 (rev 03) Subsystem: Lenovo Device 3983 Flags: bus master, fast ...
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Gateway ZA8 Netbook graphics Issue

The graphics keep tearing and are barely usable anytime I try to use my Netbook. And I did a full install with Ubuntu so I'm pretty much stuck. These are the specs of the Netbook: Processor AMD ...
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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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Ubuntu Nvidia Driver 310.14Beta Stretch OpenGL Feature

I have a HP Mini 311 running an outdated version of the Nvidia drivers (The recomended from the additional drivers option), alongside my Ubuntu 12.04. Now the problem I am running into is the feature ...
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I can't open Ubuntu after a wubi install

I can't open Ubuntu after the wubi install or with the CD, the white bar just keeps blinking but nothing happens. I have a MSI vr602 laptop.
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STANDBY/SUSPEND TO RAM does not work - ASUS EeePC wakes up immediately

I'm using 12.04 on a ASUS 1201 EeePC. Hibernation works well after re-enabling (thanks for that post!), but the SUSPEND mode does not persist. After switching the Netbook off it is awaking immediately ...
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My netbook screen started shaking after 14.04 update

I am having a little issue after upgrading to Lubuntu 14.04. My screen started shaking horizontaly as if I applied a water effect on it.. Like the Ed, Edd and Eddie cartoon. Do you have any clues on ...
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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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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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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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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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hdmi makes screen black ubuntu 12.04

my HDMI port is connecting to the tv. But every time I press a button on the keyboard the screen on both the tv and the computer go black and have to restart my computer. things that might be ...
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Microphone only works on sound recorder, not even on settings - Ubuntu 12.04.4

I have a problem. I got an Acer ZG5 netbook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 installed and fully updated. I installed Skype and I discovered that the microphone is not working. I immediately went to sound settings ...
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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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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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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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Installing Ubuntu on an acer aspire one 722 (AMD C60)

I've been an apple and windows-user all my life, and now I bought me an netbook (acer one aspire 722) and wanted to install Ubuntu (I have no experiance with any linux systems at all). I read a lot of ...