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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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? ...
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Ubuntu for netbooks

I just bought a new toy an Asus EEE 1015PN. I have no experience with ubuntu but I wish to learn to use it. I wish to hear your advice. optional & off-topic: I didn't dig the subject, but is ...
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My touchpad is recognised as a mouse. How can I fix it? [closed]

My touchpad is recognised as a mouse, and for this reason I cannot disable it while I'm typing nor can I take advantage of scrolling and multi-touch features that my touchpad should support. My ...
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HDMI sound doesn't work on an Asus EEE

I installed Ubuntu-Netbook remix to Asus EEE series. And plugged device to a Sony television through HDMI interface. But I can't get any sound from television but sound is available from the headset ...
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“Advanced” Ubuntu links [closed]

I have an intermediate baseline experience with the Linux OS/features and functions in general. That is I understand commands like cat/grep etc and know what a BASH shell is. I am a software ...
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init not found try passing init=bootargs

I tried to install ubuntu in my sony CS17G notebook. After selecting the option "Install ubuntu" from the boot menu, I am always getting the error.. init not found. try passing init=bootargs. ...
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Which edition fits my notebook?

I have a new notebook: with 1.33G Duo Core 2G Memory and 100g disk space Which edition fits my computer? Netbook or desktop?
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Which is the best version of Ubuntu to use on a tablet device?

can Ubuntu installed and use on xoom or ipad ? ( or other touch screen monitor like kiosk ) . Is there a special build or package i need to install ?
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Can I run several distros on one install?

I'm still a pretty fresh Linux-user but I'm having a look at the Netbook-variants these days. In fact I am as of now running on one Asus EEE: Jolicloud Maverick Netbook Edition Maverick Pristine ...
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Internal speaker not working

My internal speaker was working before I updated(including new kernel) a few days ago. Now it seems that my internal speaker is muted and only external speakers are working . I am using ubuntu 10.10 ...
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Extra effects does not appear on Dell Inspiron 5010

I'm using Dell Inspiron 5010. Recently, I installed 10.10 Ubuntu Netbook Edition within Windows 7, but there's no extra graphical effects. Once I try to activate them, why does it say graphic effects ...
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ASUS EeePC Fn+F2 ruins wireless until restart

I managed to get my wireless working beautifully (ath5k driver working great), and it works over a disable/enable wireless cycle, even a suspend/wakeup cycle (read some people have issues with that). ...
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Install on Acer Aspire One D255E

When I try to install via USB all I see is a cursor at the top of the screen after a brief flash that show Linux being initialized. The system just hangs. This happened when I tried Lubuntu as well. ...
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Trying to install ubuntu netbook 10.10 but it hangs on the “who are you” screen

I have an "Acer Aspire ONE ZG8 Netbook", and i wanted to install Ubuntu on it for quite some time, but it won't install. It has wiped windows from my hard drive already, so i can't go back to the ...
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Keyboard not working on my lenovo S10 Netbook

I tried to install ubuntu 10.10 on my Lenovo S10 netbook. While installing, we have to add user name and password etc. But my keyboard does not support at that time. Why? Also I installed trial ...
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Will Samsung driver for notebooks get into the upstream kernel?

I have a Samsung N150 Netbook and I installed Unity 11.04 to make some tests. But some functions do not work like backlight and vertical scroll on the touchpad. There are drivers for samsung notbooks ...
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Is there a way to make the launcher get out of the way of open windows?

Is there a way to make the launcher "dodge" open windows in Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition?
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Can one still download 10.04 netbook edition

I would like to get the iso image of Ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition but can't find it on the Ubuntu web site. Is this file still available? If so, could someone point me to a link. Thanks.
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Picasa installs but is missing in the menu

Acer Aspire One Netbook Ubuntu Netbook Remix 10.10 (freshly installed) 1 GB Ram 150 GB HDD Space When I try to install Picasa, it apparently completes, and tells me that it has been ...
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How to remove outlines around windows when switching with Alt+Tab?

When I switch windows on current Unity using Alt+Tab, I get an ugly outline of size of the selected window occasionally showing on random places. Is there a way to change this outline to something ...
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Left and right keys acting crazy?

I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Remix on my HP Mini 1000. Everything worked fine right up until I tried typing - apparently the left and right arrow keys on my keyboard are uncontrollable. ...
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No notifications for facebook or twitter in Gwibber

I am using gwibber and have my facebook and twitter account configured in it. My system crashed 2 days ago after an update messed it up and after resurrecting it, I have configured it again. But now ...
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Can't remove Ubuntu Desktop from dropdown menu on logon screen

I'm running Ubuntu on an Eee PC with the Netbook interface. I installed Ubuntu Desktop via Aptitude to see how well it works on the Eee PC, and after a while I wanted to rid myself of it. So, I purged ...
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How do I add System Monitor applet to the Gnome panel in Netbook Edition?

I need to add the System Monitor applet to the Gnome Panel in Ubuntu Netbook Edition. My setup is as following: 10.10 (upgraded from 10.04) with Netbook Edition interface installed instead of Unity. ...
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Will there still be a separate Netbook edition after Unity becomes the default desktop environment?

After a long time of enjoying the bliss of ignorance I've been reading up a bit on the developments in the land of desktop environments. One thing I didn't find was whether there will still be (a need ...
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Is there a way to detect if I'm running on my laptop monitor or external monitor?

I have a little netbook and when not mobile use it with a 22" monitor. Now because of the reduced real-estate when running on the laptop monitor it would be good to be able to run a script to change ...
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High load (and high temp) with idle processes

I've got a semi-old laptop (toshiba satellite a110-228), that's appointed 'laptop for the kids' by my sister. I've installed ubuntu netbook (10.10) on it because of the lack-of memory and it seems to ...
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Asus Eee PC 701 4G hangs on boot

I've got an old Eee PC 701 4G with the following specifications: 512 MB RAM 4GB SSD drive SM223AC 8GB SD card extension Screen resolution: 800 x 480 BIOS Revision 1101 (05/16/2008) EC Firmware ...
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Some gui issues with netbook edition

I don't like the netbook interface released with 10.10, so i want to use the old interface (released with Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04). Here how it looks at the moment: The problem is, that this ...
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Where are the launcher shortcuts stored in Ubuntu Netbook?

The thing on the left is called a launcher right? Anyway, I want to apply a few applications with custom arguments, namely google-chrome --user-agent "That of iPad's" Possible? Oh, and how ...
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Cannot boot from LiveUSB: “aufs mount failed”

I used Universal USB Installer to install an Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook LiveCD image on an SD Card. During this installation, I indicated that I wanted a persistent LiveUSB with 4GB dedicated to ...
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My screen is disabled for a long time after I click “Install to harddisk”

Yes my laptop lcd screen is disabled and maybe black after I click the install to hard disk option on a USB stick. This worked well on another laptop pc, but not on this. I tried to set acpi=off I ...
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Installation is unusably slow, booting from live USB

Here are the screens. I really need a solution. I used these instructions http://www.ubuntu.com/netbook/get-ubuntu/download After about 15 minutes, I see Ubuntu information on the ...
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What do each of the TTYs do?

I know that Alt+Ctrl+F1-F6 take me to available command lines, and that F1 command line is used for debugging, and F8 is the GUI desktop, that what i know but today i noticed there in F7 that does ...
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How can I switch on Flight Mode?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition on a Dell Mini 9. How can I switch on Flight Mode and verify that it's on? Also will it survive being disconnected over a reboot?
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Square in calendar on random day

I'm running Unity on Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition here. In this screenshot, there is this small orange square on the calendar which I presume is supposed to mark the present day of month. Still, ...
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Why is there no 64-bit release of the Netbook Edition?

Why is there not a 64-bit version of Ubuntu netbook edition around? Now that there are 64-bit Atoms around, I think it would make sense (more CPU registers etc)..(?)
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Hardware issues on Samsung NF208 (NF210)

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 10.10 running on my wife's Samsung NF208 (same spec as NF210, but shipped without OS), and I have run into a pile of problems: At first, there were problems with audio, ...
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How do I stop the speaker from unmuting after wake-up? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix. Some seconds after wake-up, the speaker unmutes, even if it was muted before. I'd like to have it muted always after suspend. I created a rule in ...
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Is there a cd image of ubuntu under 512MB?

I only have a 512 MB flash drive and was wondering if there's an ISO for Ubuntu that will fit on it. I really need to format my netbook.
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How to Switch to Netbook Edition

I am running only one operating system - the latest version of Ubuntu. (I just broke my Windows XP addiction for the first time a few days ago.) But I am having some problems with the size of some ...
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Do not like unity, asking for options [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there an application to remove Unity UI? Will you have option to remove Unity in 11.04? Will it be possible to use the actual Gnome UI once Ubuntu 11.04 will be ...
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I am in group root and cannot use synaptic or sudo

I do not know the root password. I am only in group root. How do I add myself to other groups? I am getting this error on trying to open root terminal: Failed to run ...
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Why can't I connect to a Cisco wireless access point?

I'm running a Lucid Netbook Remix on my Dell Inspiron 600m and I was not able to connect to the wireless network at the Hacker Dojo in Mountain View yesterday. There were plenty of other people on the ...
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Mounting thumb drive

I'm using ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition. I have some data on a thumb drive that I want to put on my computer but when I plug in the thumb drive, nothing happens. I search for the file and it's not ...
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Internal microphone does not work

I have an Acer Aspire One D250 with Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10. The internal microphone is not working. What can I do to fix this? Audio Device: N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller