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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Best Ubuntu version for my netbook [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu in my notebook for some time and I recently got a used netbook and I want to use Ubuntu on it. The problem is that it has really low hardware. Look at the specs: Processor: ...
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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 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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Ubuntu not loading from USB flash on HP netbook [duplicate]

Trying to install Ubuntu on a HP Netbook Mini 210-4150NR( 1GB RAM) I have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS using uNetbootin and USB installer on USB. Changed the boot sequence in BIOS to load from the USB ...
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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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How can I change Unity Dash to desktop mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I resize the Unity Dash? I am using a netbook, and I noticed that pressing the super key, which brings up the unity dash with the lenses, is a full-screen ...
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Will Ubuntu work fine on my Asus EEE netbook?

I've got a Asus Eee PC 1015BX-WHI135S: AMD C-50; Dual Core; 1000 MHz 320 GB; SATA; 5400 rpm LCD-LED; 1024 x 600; 10,1 inches Will the default Ubuntu 12.10 distro work fine on this machine? Or is ...
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Netbook: Lubuntu or custom ubuntu [closed]

I just bought a netbook with this conf : Intel Atom N2600 / 1.6 GHz / 1 Mo Cache 1 Go DDR3 Intel GMA 3600 It's provided with windows 7 starter. I'd like to have a system that can run for as ...
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Intel Cedarview graphic driver Ubuntu 12.04 on Netbook Acer Aspire One D270

I've tried to install ubuntu 12.10 but it was very slow and was not working properly. I decided to install the 12.04 version and is working fine. Now there is the Intel Cedarview graphic driver ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu to Acer Aspire One 756 (Intel Dual Core 847, 2 GB RAM)

After deciding to install Ubuntu (12.04) on a newly bought Netbook (Acer Aspire One 756 with Intel Dual Core 847 and 2 GB RAM, Linpus linux pre-installed), I have had trouble getting it done. I have ...
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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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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 ...
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Max brightness on NetBook

The maximum brightness on my NetBook isn't very bright. Windows 7 is very bright on max, but for some reason, Ubuntu isn't. Is th ere any way to adjust the brightness past it's maximum setting?
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Stop/start battery charging through software?

If a laptop is powered on and connected to AC power, is there a way to issue a command that tells it not to charge the battery? EDITED: Perhaps charging of the battery may be stopped if there were a ...
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Will i get ubuntu working with a gma3650 graphics card?

Thinking of buying a netbook, will i get it working easily on a netbook with a n2800 chip and an intel gma 3650 graphics card?
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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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“Work” tab in “Lubuntu Netbook” session is messed up

I have just upgraded my laptop (Samsung NP300E5A, with 15.6" 1366x768 LCD) from Lubuntu 12.04 to Lubuntu 12.10 (full reinstall). I used to use "Lubuntu Netbook" session (one of choices that login ...
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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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Is my Asus 1000H netbook good enough for Ubuntu 12.10?

I am looking to switch my Asus 1000H netbook (N270 1.6Ghz processor) from XP to Ubuntu. Is the latest version 12.10 the most suitable for this machine?
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Ubuntu for my Asus netbook

I have an asus netbook with the following specs: Processor: AMD C-50 Processor (2 CPUs), ~1.0GHz Memory: 1024MB RAM Available OS Memory: 750MB RAM Also have AMD HD 6250 as ...
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Has anyone been able to get Ubuntu 12.10 to run on a LT4004U netbook?

I recently purchased a new netbook (Gateway LT4004u) and am realizing I should have taken the thing back the instant it started having issues. When I upgraded the hardware (RAM and battery) in the ...
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Is it possible to revert from dualboot back to uniboot (Windows 7 Starter only)? [duplicate]

I am on a netbook and got recommended to try Ubuntu. So i am going to run it with Windows 7 Starter still as my OS. But if I decide to go with Ubuntu as my main OS is there any way to go back to ...
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New to Ubuntu: Have “old” MSI netbook with XP. Will Ubuntu work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the minimum system requirements for 12.04 LTS? I am taking the netbook on the road but I'd like upgrade the OS and Windows 7 is out of the question. Netbook has ...
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Install KDE 4.9 Plasma Netbook on 12.04

I'm curious about KDE 4.9, and I've seen that there's a desktop specially created for netbooks called Plasma Netbook or something like that so I wanted to try it out. Is there any way? I have ...
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Lubuntu Netbook shows root partition full

I've been using Lubuntu Netbook for quite a few days (on Asus EeePC 1015PX), but recently I encountered a problem. I could not copy files to my root partition. I looked for the files that were eating ...
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Is there an easy way to change Ubuntu flavor during upgrade?

I used to run Ubuntu Netbook Edition (UNE) 10.04 on my Asus Eee 901. I recently upgraded to the "regular" Ubuntu desktop 11.10, since UNE was discontinued. Due to the limited hardware, my netbook has ...
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Is there a way to switch to the old netbook interface?

Is there a way to switch to the old netbook remix interface? The one that was like easy peasy I don't like the way unity looks like now. Thanks.
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How do I install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus 1225C netbook?

I had to wait a month to receive my Asus 1225C netbook from Adorama Camera and was disappointed to find that it comes without Ubuntu installed. I have Eeebuntu 12.04 on a flash drive but the 1225C ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu from a Netbook [closed]

I recently bought a netbook off a friend. It's a Dell Inspiron Mini and originally ran Windows 7. However at some point he installed Ubuntu on it and I do not have the tech savy to use it properly. I ...
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Fresh 12.04 install on netbook

Ok so, been working on this for hours now, and I haven't found anything that solves the problem yet. So, basically I have a netbook (Atom N450 processor, 1GB RAM, 10.1'' display) with windows 7 ...
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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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Installation problem with Atom D2500 Cedarview

I just got my netbook yesterday and spent the whole day to get Ubuntu into it. Intel Atom D2500, Cedarview, 1.86 GHz, 2 GB RAM. An error occurred when I tried to install both using WUBI and ISO. ...
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How can I reduce the CPU usage of X/LightDM?

Running Xubuntu 12.04 on a netbook (Lenovo S10), the lightdm process which runs in the background takes up constantly a precious 12% of the CPU. Besides, this consumes a considerable amount of energy, ...
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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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Ubuntu for Acer netbooks?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Acer netbook. But I've had problems with the new version. The problem is with the cpu or something like this. Is there an Ubuntu version for netbooks? What can I do? ...
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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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How to switch a netbook desktop on 12.04?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. My screen is quite small, and I think that the netbook desktop (something like this) would be better. Is it possible to switch to netbook desktop on Ubuntu ...
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my transcend external hdd (500GB) works on Ubuntu but not on Windows

I have Transcend 500GB external hard disk. I recently switched from Windows7 to Ubuntu. Before everything was working fine, but now as I have my project files on external hard disk, I used ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu from an ubuntu only system

an alternative title for this is : "how do I reinstall windows XP onto an Ubuntu only netbook" I installed Ubuntu 12.4 by wiping Windows and not creating another partition for Ubuntu in the hard ...
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Ubuntu Variant / Linux Distros which uses least system resources (RAM, CPU)?

I have a netbook (an older Asus EEEPC 1005HA) which I want to get rid of Windows on (I like Windows, but I don't think it works well in a netbook environment). Basically, my question is which Ubuntu ...