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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How to impove Ubuntu performance on netbook

Most recent Ubuntu 12.04 seems to be quite nice and Unity (3D/2D) works fine for me, however not on my old Acer Aspire One any more. There was a times, when I switched from Windows XP to Ubuntu and ...
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How to keep the laptop's temperature low without hardware cleaning?

Last few days I found out that when I open Google Chrome and the laptop's fans start working really hard and I can not touch the mousepad because of heating. I use Ubuntu 11.10 on my Toshiba A350-22z ...
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Error 'failed to create directory locally' while downloading with Fire FTP

I'm using Fire FTP (Firefox add-on) in Ubuntu to download my project locally but when I click on download, it says failed to create directory "Project1" locally. Is there any root permission issue? if ...
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Changing Wallpaper on 12.04 Login Screen

I'm using this link but seems to be not working on 12.04, here's the Terminal message below: Are there other softwares/tips for changing the login screen? I'm also using link but seems outdated. ...
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Compiling C++ inside a folder in Ubuntu 12.04

I have some question about compiling .cpp inside a folder, it says first.cpp No such file or directory but when I run it in home it compiles. Any settings I might have left out? Thanks. Here's ...
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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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which linux distribution on my netbook

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook and I want run Linux on it, but I don't know which distribution I should choose. It has a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom processor and about 1 GB RAM, so it shouldn't be too ...
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Problem installing wine on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem with installing wine into my netbook running ubuntu 12.04, it says that I need to insert the installation CD, but i installed ubuntu through my USB pendrive. How can I do for ...
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Installation problem ubuntu 12.04 with hp Pavilion dv4 3006tx laptop

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop containing model is HP Pavilion dv4 3006 tx , it has 1GB Graphics card( Video Graphics AMD Radeon HD 6750M (1 GB DDR5) ). Installation process is ...
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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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Wifi slows Ubuntu to a halt after waking from sleep

The computer is a MSI Wind U100+ Netbook with Ralink RT2700E. There was a similar issue I was able to correct in 10.04 by adding some blacklist drivers in /etc/modprob.d but the issue then only meant ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.04 on a seperate partition

i have a 320GB hp-mini netbook, which originally had 2 partitions (C: ~300GB, and D:(recovery) ~20GB). i shrinked the C: drive, and created a 50GB unallocated partition, which i want to use for my ...
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Will installing Ubuntu from a CD delete my files?

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 from a CD-ROM. When I install, will the partition I give to Ubuntu be formatted for Ubuntu? Thanks! I have Windows 7.
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Installation Size Enlightenment

Looking here, why does the "Installation Size:" differ? What differs an Installation Size of 10GB to 30GB?
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Access Windows 7 Files from Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new to Ubuntu, so can any of you give me a guide of how I can access my windows 7 files from my Ubuntu 12. I installed it using Wubi. Looked around everywhere but failed.
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Is there an Ubuntu 12.04 netbook edition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the netbook edition? Is there a separate Ubuntu 12.04 netbook edition? This page http://www.ubuntu.com/download does not show one. However, my older 10.04 had ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 very slow on samsung netbook

I have a samsung netbook n150 1Gb Ram (Intel graphic card), 1,66GHz Intel Atom processor. It was working great with the ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition, really fast boot very eficient but I have updated ...
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20GB SSD + 320GB HDD. Save SSD Space

I have a Acer Aspire S3. It has a 20GB SSD and a 320GB HDD. I want to install Ubuntu on my small SSD and all my data on the larger HDD. I was wondering what can I store on my HDD to save as much space ...
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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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UNKNOWN process when ending user session [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find out which “Unknown” program is still running and preventing shutdown? This process sometimes shows up when shutting down and it never ends in ...
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Brightness keys adjust brightness too many times

Every time I hit a brightness key on my laptop's keyboard, it adjusts the brightness by three steps instead of one. How can I fix it so that it only adjusts one step at a time? I am using an Acer ...
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ath9k driver (re)installation

I only installed Ubuntu a couple of weeks ago but my friend showed me how to use aircrack.Anyways, he said that i needed to install a special driver for it and while i was trying to install it the ...
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Can I install and use GPS maps? [closed]

Can i install and use gps maps without gps chip or gps receiver on Acer Aspire ? If yes, how can i do this ? it will be welcome if it will be tom-tom maps or navitel maps.
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Craig CLP281 netbook?

The netbook was sold with Android (2.2) on it. It only has 4 GB of built in storage. Is that enough to install a minimal Ubuntu install onto? If so, how would I go about doing it? Here are the ...
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How can I make Ubuntu more responsive on a netbook?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed on my Asus 1015PEM (Atom N570). The interface seems pretty sluggish, compared to what I remember it being with Ubuntu 10 using Metacity. What's the easiest way to ...
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Keyboard layout Asus Eeepc 1015

I'm new to Linux and I'm trying to use Ubuntu (11.10) on my Netbook (Asus Eeepc 1015) trough USB boot, but my keyboard layout is all messed up. It's like the "o" key is 6, the "k" is 2 and go on. I've ...
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Any way to update bios for Asus X101H without Windows?

I have tried everything and no matter what the EZFLASH that comes with the netbook is not working for reading my USBs, whether FAT16, or FAT32. In Windows, Asus has their update tool which updates ...
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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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ARM Cortex A8 Freescale i.MX515 still supported in 12.04?

I want to buy a ARM based Netbook (Herkules eCafé Slim HD) with ARM Cortex A8 Freescale i.MX515. The Netbook comes preinstalled with Ubuntu, I guess 10.04. Is this ARM Controller still supported in ...
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Changing fan speed for eee pc 900

I was wondering if there was a program that would let me change the speed of my eee pc 900 fan. I have tried lmsensors and eee-control and could not get them to install. Does anyone know how to ...
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Smallest netbook that runs Ubuntu?

I am looking for an ubuntu netbook that is very small. If possible, the size of the hp 95lx. If anybody remembers those old DOS, or Windows CE devices, that were basically calculator size, with ...
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ubuntu error installation in SONY VAIO model VGN-T330FP

When I try to install any version of Ubuntu I initially load the ubuntu screen, but then the screen goes black. Please somebody help me
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how to create a windows7 image from an SD card

Question: I have an SD card, with windows 7 files in it (as in any bootable DVD) and I want to use it, to install Windows7 in an Ubuntu virtualBox. How to make that happen?
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can't run or install Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition

Before this I had run ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition on my Lenovo s10-3c but I just figure out ubuntu 10.10 is a newes ubuntu for netbook.So I just download the ISO Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition.But here ...
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Windows can't access linux made folders in external hdd

I have an external hdd with 3 partitions - 2 ntfs and 1 fat32 file systems. In linux I made folder in one of ntfs partitions, downloaded some stuff, and wanted to access through Win7; but windows ...
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“panic occurred switching back to text console”

I installed Ubuntu on a HP Mini 210, and everything was fine. However, after using the laptop for a while I got the error: panic occurred switching back to text console What could be the reason ...
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Disable touchpad while the lid is down

Kubuntu 11.10 (netbook edition) My wife's netbook has the following problem: when the lid is closed, it activates the touchpad every now and then - it makes small movements and taps. The notebook is ...
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Netbook Ubuntu can I install something better now

Running Ubuntu on a netbook but lets face it its not very exciting. Can I run 11.10 on a netbook N455 its a 1.6hz 1mb. Can I install 11.10 or something better (at least a 10.xx vesrion) rather than ...
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Netbook Launcher [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 with gnome 3 in fallback mode, how can I install and launch ubuntu netbook launcher? I Found in synapting Package Manager, Netbook-launcher package, but when I try to launch it ...
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What can I do to improve Ubuntu 10.10 performance on my netbook? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? I am not new to Linux, but I've never really dug in and am much more proficient with Windows and Mac OS. I've used Ubuntu ...
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install kamailio packages

I wanna install kamailio packages on Ubuntu 11.10. I've found a tutorial for installing kamailio but I'm facing problems installing packages after adding the repository lines to /etc/apt/sources.list ...
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How to share 3G Connection via wifi ubuntu 10.10 [closed]

I'm fedup with creating wifi hot spot in my asus eee netbook using 3g modem. I tired several tutorials on the internet, unfortunately nothing works. please guide me..
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Ubuntu automatically logs in to netbook version, have no options on desktop

I am running Ubuntu 10.4 and tried to install unity, the website i found advised me to install netbook-remix. Every time i boot it automatically logs into the netbook version without asking for a ...
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best version for Quick Links: ASUS Eee PC 1001PXD-EU17 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which flavor of ubuntu? I am a total Linux novice and am wondering which version (distro) of Ubuntu should I install on a ASUS Eee PC 1001PXD-EU17. It's a netbook and I ...
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Fail to boot after installation onto ASUS PC 1015PX [closed]

My new ASUS 1015PX has the usual Windows on the SDA1 partition - 100Gb, followed by SDA2 - 15Gb - as the recovery partition for Windows, and SDA3 with 183Gb for drive D:\ for windows. ASUS uses SDA4 - ...
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How To change the Default Language?

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my net book,by mistake i choosed wrong language not a english now i want to change my default language back to my loving English I tried to set english via ...
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Multiple OS in a Laptop or Desktop

I have installed two operating system in my laptop: Ubuntu 11.10 and windows7. I have never used more than two operating system in a laptop/desktop. I want to install windows8 and my questions are: ...
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Problem after NVIDIA GT520M driver install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? Today I tried to install the Nvidia driver ( from their website) for my Nvidia GT520M on my 11.10 ubuntu. I have stop ...
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Panic occurred switching to text console in netbook

Yes, I know that there is exactly the same question is asked here, but in my case I would like to provide more information in order to try to solve the problem. Because that question had been asked ...
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Error when installing VLC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failed to download package files error My Laptop model: Dell N4110 I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and tried to install vlc music player but it shows alert "Failed ...