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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Asus netbook: Should CPUID Speed limit should be enabled

I would like to know if it's better to enable the BIOS cpuid speed limit on a netbook or leave it disabled ? Is it setting the optimal cpu speed ? Thanks for your help
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Ubuntu Moblin:There is no log in button on my web services! Please help!

Problem is there are username and password fields but no log in button so i can confirm, when i try pressing enter nothing happens anyway. Any solution to this matter?
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Can't change Visual Effects when running Unity

I installed ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition on acer aspire one happy. I tried to change the visual effects however it won't let me. It says Mutter is running, can't switch to other effects. I'd like to ...
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No “Keep in Launcher” command in launcher menu for some applications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add applications to the Unity launcher? Hi, I have some applications installed which don't have a "Keep in Launcher" option in launcher right-click menu. These ...
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How to securely erase solid state drive in netbook running ubuntu

I want to sell (or donate) my HP Mini 1000 netbook, but I am concerned about identity theft and securing personal information with the transition to a new user. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The ...
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Ubuntu unusably slow on Acer Aspire One [duplicate]

It's a dual core Atom 1.33Ghz processor (2G ram). Bought it with Windows 7 illegally installed, but it always ran extremely slow anyway, so I wiped it and installed 14.04. I expected it to be slow, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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low resolution won't strech to fullscreen

So it happen that i have a netbook with ubuntu 12.10 installed. My netbook's resolution is 1024x600 so for example i run a game which has 800x600 resolution supported but not my native one so when i ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Ubuntu Netbook - I can't see panels [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome Panels not Visible I installed the netbook version on my notebook and now I can't see taskbar or panel. If I switch to the desktop version everything is normal.
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Ideapad S10: Cooling fan stopped working after I updated today (12-13) [closed]

Everything was working well until this afternoon when I updated 11.04, now my cooling fan isn't turning on. I tried getting a fan controlling program but that didn't work.
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Install netbook remix on maverick meerkat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Unity after installing Desktop Edition? Hi all, I've recently decided to give my old iBook G4 a new life. As a consequence, after some search, I found ...
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How to enable hibernation on my netbook? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make hibernate/sleep work on laptops where default setup isn't working? When I choose to hibernate, my netbook goes to a black page and hibernate does not ...
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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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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 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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If I already have windows as separate partition, is there a way to run this with VirtualBox?

I already have windows he installed on my computer in a separate partition. I would like to be able to use this with VirtualBox, but I'm unsure how to do this. Since my computer came with windows ...