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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pairing of bluetooth dongle crashes netbook

I have a netbook which runs lubuntu 12.10. When I try to pair a device to my dongle/netbook the netbook either crashes with the following message on a terminal screen: Kernel panic - not syncing ...
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Is 55°C a Safe Temperature for a Acer Aspire One D255?

I am new to using Ubuntu on Laptops and Netbooks. I was wondering if this is a safe/good temperature. Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +55.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) If not how can I fix this, I ...
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Which ubuntu version suits best my configuration? [duplicate]

My sister has a netbook with this configration : LG X110-G.A7HBG weiss XP Home Atom N270 1.60GHz, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Which Ubuntu version should I install on it? I already tried the current ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04.4 Asus EeePC 1018P install hanging

I created a bootable USB with LiLi and the Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS iso and was able to successfully boot from the USB. However, at the point where I tell Ubuntu to actually install the OS (with checkboxes ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 lts in a Asus Netbook 1005 using windows installer

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in my Asus Netbook 1005 (with windows 7 starter) using windows installer and it freezes with the windows "Preparing to run ubuntu for the first time¨. I tried ...
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How to install desktop version from netbook version?/Where can I find the Startup Disk Creator?

I have an old netbook version of ubuntu, and I wanted to install the current desktop version I was following the steps that you can see here, but I can't find the "Startup Disk Creator" anywhere, and ...
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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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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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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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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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Cannot install Cedar Tail DRM in DKMS format on Ubuntu running on a netbook

I have a netbook (Asus EeePC 1015CX) and recently I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. All seems to run fine, however I have a problem with the graphics card. When I turn on the computer the ...
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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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How to improve Unity Performance?

I installed ubuntu netbook edition on my netbook* expecting to get the best performance out of it, but apparently, that didn't turn out. Unity is a bit slow on it, and when I click on Files and ...
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Ubuntu on an Eeepc 1005HA netbook? [duplicate]

I've been given an old Eeepc 1005HA netbook running Windows XP and want to switch to a Linux OS and remove XP completely. Is this easy/advisable? What's the best way? The netbook has no CD drive ...
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How to replace the android on a Netbook with Ubuntu

I have a Craig Netbook. It has 1 GB of Ram and 4 GB of memory. Can I run Ubuntu in it? If so please explain the steps I should take.
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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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Replacement for XP

What is the best set-up to replace Windows XP on a .Samsung netbook? This would have to be done without using an optical drive (hence must be done using a thumb drive). Experience of computing is very ...
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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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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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Ubunto newbie needs suggestions [duplicate]

I have a netbook (no cd drive) and I currently run windows 7 on but I want to convert to something new. Here re my specs. Processor :AMD Athlon Neo Processor MV-40 1.60GHz RAM: 4GB (2.97 useable) ...
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which version for my netbook acer v5=121 [duplicate]

2gb RAM 500 gb HDD AMD C- 70, 1 GHz wireless, touch pad functions which version is better
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is it possible to install Ubuntu / iso via a local hard disk with no OS?

My netbook doesn't come with a CD/DVD player and I do not have a thumb drive either (I'm located at rural area). OS is broken and formatted,not I have a blank HDD with no OS,no CD player or thumb ...
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Installing on a windows7 netbook [duplicate]

I don't have a DVD drive on my netbook. Whenever I download the 32 bit version I don't get a run option from IE. so I have the .iso file but when I click on it to install it tries to burn the image on ...
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Samsung netbook N150 Plus, Built-in (web)cam not detected after 13.10 upgrade

Just upgraded my Samsung netbook N150 Plus to 13.10 and everything seems to be working out of the box except for the Built-in (web)cam. It is not detected by 13.10... Any ideas how to get it to work? ...
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Shortcut for “run application” in Unity

What is the keyboard shortcut for run application in unity, or how do I get to the applications screen quickly? I've still got the gnome application for setting keyboard shortcuts, and it has alt + ...
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Will Ubuntu 13.10 work on a Toshiba NB305 NB-305 Netbook?

I had rather big issues with 13.04 so reverted to 12.10LTS which now is currently running. I wonder if 13.10 should run on this netbook and was unable to find and info. A list of supported hardware ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 installation on a DOS netbook

I am planning to buy an Asus netbook with the following configuration: Asus 1015E-CY041D Memory: 2 GB HDD 320GB Clock Speed: 64Bit Processor: Celeron Dual Core 847 DOS I have also created a bootable ...
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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 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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Netbook/Tablet : is there a way to switch between Desktop mode and touch mode (preferably the new Touch interface of Ubuntu)?

I have a Dell Inspiron Duo (a netbook with flipping screen that functions as a tablet as well) ... and to revive this netbook/tablet I installed Ubuntu (13.10). Everything seems to work just fine (in ...
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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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Lubuntu netbook screen brightness

I can't change my screen brightness. I've looked online and tried all of the potential solutions I could find. I am running Lubuntu on a Samsung NC110 Netbook. When I press "fn + up/down" I get a ...
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Which ubuntu derivative for my Netbook? [duplicate]

I have an Lenovo Ideapad S10-2 Like this Processor / Chipset CPU Intel Atom N270 / 1.6 GHz Cache L2 cache - 512.0 KB Front Side Bus 533.0 MHz Chipset Mobile Intel 945GSE Express Features ...
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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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Lubuntu13.04 doesn't respond when rebooting after the installation is finished

I have installed Lubuntu 13.04 on my netbook, but when it's finished installing, nothing happens when it's restarted. I have been waiting for 10-15 minutes. My netbook specs are: System Information ...
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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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no usb boot after installed ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 server on a Samsung net book "NP-N100S-E02 from a usb stick the first time I booted this netbook after purchased it, now I can't find usb boot options in the Bios setup. ...
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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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I cannot see my desktop on lubuntu netbook

I am using lubuntu desktop manager on ubuntu 12.04 and I cannot see my desktop. When I log in I can see it for a few seconds and then this happears: how do I close this and get to visualize my ...
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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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How do I get the brightness keys working on an Acer AspireOne D255?

I've got a little problem trying to set brightness on a AcerAspireOne D255 on which I freshly installed Xubuntu 13.04 (32x)... brightness seems to play its own way: it doesn't respond to my inputs and ...
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GMA 3150. Black screen before login

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 and Mint 15, but I got the same bug. It's a Lanix Lt netbook with a GMA 3150 graphic card. When I boot from the liveCD (on a USB) works perfectly. But when the ...
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What pre-installed apps can I safely delete on Xubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I recently started running Xubuntu 13.04 on a netbook. It runs fine, but the hard drive is small, so every megabyte of space counts. What pre-installed applications can I safely delete? Programs I ...
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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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Laptop battery not detected after upgrading to 12.04

I've an old MSI Wind Notebook(U100x,Atom processor) that I had and upgraded to 12. Some of the devices were a pain to install (camera, WiFI, English language keyboard, some stuff to run peripherals) ...
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Linux distro advice [closed]

I'd like you to help me in choice of best linux distro for a netbook AcerAspireOne D255 with 1GB ram (physically increased to 1.5)... I've tried Linux Mint 10, but it hasn't any support (for ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 on a netbook

I´m using Ubuntu 12.04 with unity 2D on a Samsung nc110p netbook, but is terribly slow . I have 2Gb of RAM and an multicore Intel Atom 1.60Ghz processor with hyperthring. Please help