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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lost application menu 10.04 after upgrade

After upgrade of 10.04 netbook remix edition to kernel 2.6.32.35 generic I lost application menu and now I have a clean desktop without any icon and a top bar with those icons: show desktop, usual ...
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Is there a specific way to extend battery life in a Toshiba netbook?

I'm using Lubuntu 11.10 on a Toshiba NB-500. The new Kernel 3.0 partially solved some issues related with overheating and absence/or/unstable wi-fi connection. But I see no improvements in power ...
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Is Dolby advanced audio suported? [closed]

Is there a way to use the Dolby advanced audio (v1) (this link is for version 2, they have removed version 1 but it's pretty much the same thing) on my netbook running ubuntu 11.10? The laptop ...
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After recent update my netbook launcher in Ubuntu 10.04 has vanished

After a recent system update my netbook launcher is not working and has vanished. I am able to see the title bar like system clock and other apps but not able to access any apps. I tried booting to ...
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Install ubuntu-desktop on ubuntu using ubuntu iso image

Ok so Im in a bit of a pickle here. I have a 6 year old laptop which through the years lost a cd drive and doesnt have any options to boot using a usb stick. I somehow managed to install ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 netbook edition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the 11.04 netbook edition? i already have 11.04 installed on my Acer one netbook but i have some problems with it.its slugish sometimes do they have netbook ...
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Installing Unity on 10.04 for netbooks

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS netbook version and it comes with an annoying user interface. I'd like to know how I can replace it with Unity. I've already tried sudo apt-get install unity but it ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Window Configuration [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Application windows do not fit on the screen i have a netbook with 1024x568 resolution. But some windows don't fit to the screen. They are to big. How to change that
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Ubuntu 11.04 and 10.04 hang with black screen while installing from USB disk

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 11.04 from a USB flash stick and each time I try to boot from the USB key one of two things happen: A) The screen that asks you what you would like to do (e.g. run ...
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How do I fix an installation error message saying: executing grub-install /dev/sda3 failed? [closed]

When installing the newest Ubuntu 11.04 on an Acer Aspire 1 netbook, the installer said no bootable programs found or something to that effect, so I made another partition of 5 gigs and ...
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Cannot boot from live cd

I have a Hcl notebook P38 PDC, the hard disk is completely blank. I tried installing Ubuntu 11.04 as a .iso image from a cd but it did not boot. Later I tried installing it from USB using UNetbootin ...
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How to solve gtk-warning on using gedit?

I'm new in using ubuntu. I got the following error for several lines after changed 'grub' in /etc/default (gedit:2996): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to store changes into ...
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Replacing MeeGo with Ubuntu on a netbook for development?

There's a netbook coming out that I'm interested in, the ASUS Eee PC X101, that comes with MeeGo pre-installed, but I'd prefer to wipe that OS and install Ubuntu. Are there any issues I should ...
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screen lock ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

While in ubuntu 11.04 I could disable the lock in screen after suspend this option doesn't exist anymore in 11.10. at least in gconfgeditor the option is not available anymore As I dont want to fight ...
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UbuntuOne for windows

Im very new to Ubuntu but i've been using it since I purchased a netbook and was given a disc by a friend of mine. I am a researcher so I needed a simple but quick operating system and Ubuntu seems ...
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wifi not working when on battery

My wifi gets disabled when my netbook is not connected to a power source. Or more specific wifi is active but I can't browse the net when disabled. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 on my asus eee pc. I have ...
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Turning MeeGo into Ubuntu or Lubuntu

Practical question: I have MeeGo pre-installed and working fine on my Lenovo S10. With fresh-installed Lubuntu some devices are not working. I don't like MeeGo interface. If I uninstall it's ...
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How do I force detection of an unrecognized keyboard while booted in the Live CD?

I am trying ubuntu netbook 10.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad s10-3c. In live mode it has not detected the entire keyboard. no num keys on... How to make the keypad working in live mode? Will it remain ...
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Software removal without Synaptic or dpkg for manually built software

I have a Ubuntu system with a mix of softwares that were installed either by synaptic/dpkg manual built and install However, I would now like to remove those software that were manually built and ...
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How to retrieve files from a Windows partition from Ubuntu desktop

I'm new to Ubuntu/Linux and I'm thus not very used to working on it. I used to have a Windows 7 and currently I dual-boot. I'd like to change to only Ubuntu. But I don't want to lose any information. ...
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Failing to connect to Apple Time capsule [closed]

I have just installed 10.04 Netbook Remix i386 on my Asus eee pc 901 and it's failing to connect to my Apple Time Capsule wireless network. It will connect (and remain connected) to other wireless ...
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When will Asus EEE Ubuntu netbooks be for sale?

Early last month Canonical announced that they were partnering with Asus to bring EEE netbooks with Ubuntu 10.10 pre-installed to market on June 1st, 2011: ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 on a ARCHOS 101 Internet Tablet?

Does anyone have experience with the ARCHOS 101 Internet Tablet 8gb or 16gb. Can I install Ubuntu 11.04 on it? Can I dual boot Ubuntu / Android? Specs on Archos
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ASUS Eee PC 1001PX crashes when activating wireless [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Asus 1001P freezes after chaging network settings I have a problem with my ASUS Eee PC 1001PX. When I connect the PC to Wi-Fi, Ubuntu crashes and I can only shutdown by ...
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Battery doesn't charge on high CPU load

When my CPU load rises the battery stop working I don't know why i.e If I start playing a game such as counter strike source the battery won't change unless I minimize the window which brings the ...
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Does Unity on UNR provide power savings over the traditional UI?

I have recently installed UNB on my Atom-based netbook ( side-by-side with the default Windows 7 Starter ), and I'm very disappointed with the default interface. I really like the design, it looks ...
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Mail program for Netbook

What mail programs fit on a netbook screen? Evolution isn't bad, but To, CC, and BCC are in fact too much. Chris
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Why aren't there viruses in all Linux based systems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I need to have antivirus software installed on Ubuntu? I only need an article which explain why We don't have viruses in all Linux based systems? and also explain if ...
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Which netbook: Atom or Fusion?

I am looking to buy a netbook that will last for a few years. It will be used for browsing and I want it to be snappy. Seeing as rendering and video decoding will be making more use of the GPU going ...
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Why does Ubuntu log out suddenly? [closed]

I have no idea why Ubuntu will log out by itself without any notification. There are risks that I may not be able to save some important changes made to my documents, or totally lost the files that I ...
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How to get device ID

I am using ubuntu 11.04 on my system. I want to disable the touchpad of the laptop, and for that I need the device id. Can anybody explain how to find the device ID of my device?
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Hamster applet in UNR 9.10

How do I add the hamster applet in Ubuntu netbook remix? If I start /usr/lib/hamster-applet/hamster-applet -w it works in a window fine. It is written, I should go on the panel and add, but I guess ...
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How to find the command of an installed application?

I have an installed application, but I don't know its name. (By "name" I mean what I would type in a command line.) Is there any way to see this? It seems so obvious, but I can't figure it out.
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Installing Ubuntu over ubuntu netbook?

My brother a couple months ago bought a netbook and installed ubuntu netbook on it. He later realized that he did not really use the Asus EEE netbook and wanted to sell it. He said I could have it ...
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How do I define a file context options keyboard shortcut?

When selecting a file in Nautilus, I would like to see the context options of the file (mouse right click) using the keyboard and not the mouse. Example, when i iterate over the list of files in a ...
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Ubuntu upgrade to 11.04 from 10.10 no options [closed]

I have upgraded ubuntu netbook to 11.04 from 10.10 on my inspiron 1525. now the screen looks blank (red) once it startup. I can not access much. only saving thing is that evolution was my default ...
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How do I put Netbook Edition on my new Acer Aspire One D255?

I'm going on a 9 month Round The World trip and I have just bought an Acer Netbook to keep me company. I'll be mainly using it to update my blog, keep in touch with family and friends, upload photos, ...
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I can not connect to ubuntu one from my netbook in my office

first sorry but my english is very bad. I have a problem, when I try to connect to ubuntu one, the application says same all time: "La información no se puede recuperar. ¿Puede que su conexión a ...
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Missing Panel After Installing Unity 2D [closed]

I upgraded my netbook from UNR 10.10 to Natty 11.04 and it was working fine till I decided to install Unity 2D. After installing Unity 2D I tried to give it a spin and logged out of my session. When I ...
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How do I install Revenge of the Titans?

I've downloaded the .deb file of Revenge of the Titans, and installed it using Ubuntu Software Center. Now, when I try to launch it using the software launcher nothing happens. Any ideas? The .deb ...
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Where is the netbook edition?

I can't find the new 11.04 version of the netbook edition on the ubuntu webpages. Also my mirror does not contain any netbook iso's. Has Ubuntu for Netbooks died?
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Can I install UNR in 11.04?

I would love to use UNR instead of unity, I think it's much better. I first found it in 10.04 netbook but I don't want to do a fresh install of that it's way to much work. I have a new problem, I ...
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I am unfamiliar with Ubuntu on my Dell Mini (pre-installed)

I got a Dell Mini that comes with Ubuntu. I am unfamiliar with Ubuntu and I do not know how I can use it. I have trouble connecting to the Internet and I do not know what apps are available. I am ...
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Network icon shows an Internet connection, while ping does not

I am an Ubuntu user for the last couple of years. Recently facing problem to connect my new laptop into the Internet. I have an ISP connection which provide me a NAT address. I changed all the ...
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What recent netbooks, as of April 2011, are known to work properly with Ubuntu?

I'm looking for netbooks that work properly with Ubuntu, i.e. don't have wireless problems, graphics problems, touchpad problems etc. Ideally these would be netbooks that have come out recently, and ...
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Is is possible to calibrate the battery for my Lenovo IdeaPad S10e laptop?

On a MacBook with MacOS X, it is possible to "calibrate" the battery to optimise its performance and sync up the battery meter with the current battery charge. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad S10e running ...
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WUBI boot error [closed]

I installed wubi netbook edition a week back from win xp service pack 2 When I boot into Ubuntu the screen flickers and it reboots. Now I don't have Windows anymore on my notebook asus L3800. It ...
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How to decrease LibreOffice icons size?

I'm using a netbook which runs Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Beta. This new interface is really exciting and it's creating very effective experiment on daily use. As you know, there are still some ...
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Does not install to hard drive on an MSI Wind

I'm running Ubuntu from a pendrive. When install to hard drive is selected from the first screen after booting from the pendrive the process stops before the partitioning drive page appears. I have ...
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Disable GDM on ubuntu netbook remix

I'm running Ubuntu Netbook Remix 10.10 (on a pandaboard), and it doesn't boot with grub (so I can't pass it the 'text' parameter at boot time). How do i disable gdm so it doesn't start at boot? ...