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 can I get my Acer netbook keyboard working in 14.04?

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook, as well as an external USB keyboard. I have been running 12.04 LTS for a long time with no issues with either keyboard. Recently my hard drive crashed. I have ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts netbook installation throught usb

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 lts on my asus disney netbook and i can not launch wubi.exe from my usb drive when the computer starts up. I have checked BIOS settings and it is all ok because I have ...
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hp mini 1110nr best version of ubuntu

What version of Ubuntu would be good for a HP 1110nr mini netbook 1g memory 160g processor.
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I'm new in Ubuntu and I need advice [duplicate]

I've always used Windows, but for some reasons and advice from other people I decided to change to Ubuntu. My "problem" is that I have a poor Netbook, it has an Intel Atom 1.66 Ghz and 1GB of RAM, I ...
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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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Capacity for ubuntu

I want to install ubuntu on an external SSD. The drive is 120GB. I want to split it into 2 partitions. One for a hackintosh and the other for ubuntu. Will 40GB be sufficient for ubuntu to run smoothly ...
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hdmi makes screen black ubuntu 12.04

my HDMI port is connecting to the tv. But every time I press a button on the keyboard the screen on both the tv and the computer go black and have to restart my computer. things that might be ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 and WebGL on GMA 3150?

I have a Dell Mini 1012 which has an Intel N450 processor and GMA 3150 integrated graphics card running Ubuntu 10.10. According to Intel's website the graphics card supports OpenGL 2.0. ...
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Ubuntu and battery life

Currently I'm using a Netbook (Dell Latitude 2100 non-touch scree) (2GB RAM, 1.6GHZ Intel Atom Processor, 60GB HDD, originally Win Vista Business, currently WIndows 7 Pro and a windows experience ...
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Which version for a netbook (Eee PC 1001 HA)?

I have been using easy peasy 1.6 on my old EeePC 1001 HA. Things are working well. The only thing, the updating software seems not to be working. That is why I am looking for another ubuntu version ...
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Is my netbook powerful enough to run Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Mods: this question is not a duplicate of others. While related in subject, this question is not a general specifications request, nor is it concerned with building kernels and whatnot. This question ...
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Low desktop performance with netbook

After installing latest ubuntu on my netbook (ASUS 1225c) I experienced major drop in responsiveness and frames per second on desktop. It seems that there is something wrong with video drivers. The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS suspends when 12.04 LTS did not

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Server on an Asus Eee PC netbook. Back when I had 12.04 installed, I was able to close the netbook and the system would stay running. Now with 14.04, closing the ...
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updated to 14.04 on netbook, super slow, not working with monitor

This is my first post, to be honest I'm not very experienced with this. My uncle usually helps but I can't reach him so... I'm needing some help. At the moment my velocity micro m10 netbook is my ...
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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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Is 14.04 best release for a Netbook?

I have dusted off an old HP Mini 1030 Netbook: Intel Atom CPU N270 (1.60GHZ x 2), 2GB RAM, NOT a snappy performer with 14.04. Can anyone recommend a better release that is somewhat stable? Or should ...
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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 securely erase solid state drive in netbook running ubuntu [duplicate]

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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User account messed up. How to restore functionality?

Complete story: When I installed Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection via Ubuntu software center, I noticed some of the newest puzzles were missing. So I decided to get the source files and ...
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Acer Aspire One, system slow. Graphics problem?

I have a Acer Aspire One Intel Atom CPU N280 1.66GHz 2gb RAM Video: Intel Mobile 945GSE Express Integrated Graphics Controller It was running Windows Vista before, and was very slow. I tried to ...
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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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Where to buy Ubuntu Desktop certified computers? [closed]

I am trying to buy a new netbook, the Asus X101CH. I noticed that it's only compatible with Ubuntu Desktop if you buy it pre installed from the manufacturer. I can't find anybody who sells it pre ...
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After UNB, where do I go?

I've been running Lucid NBR since forever and I love it. A recent kernel update broke some services and while a revision fixed them, the writing is on the wall, I have to update. Unity fits on my ...
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What Ubuntu version should I install to old netbook [duplicate]

I´ve here a few years old netbook Acer Aspire One, 1GB RAM, 16GB HDD, Intel Atom 1,6GHz. Original OS was Windows XP, but with XPs the system is so slowly. Now, before I trash that, I´d like to try it ...
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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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whats best flavor for the lenovo S10 netbook?

For creating live USB that has the least amount of compatibility issues, if any? Specs: Lenovo IdeaPad S10 4333-36U Netbook Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz 1GB DDR2 160GB HDD 10.1" WSVGA Windows XP Home
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Microphone only works on sound recorder, not even on settings - Ubuntu 12.04.4

I have a problem. I got an Acer ZG5 netbook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 installed and fully updated. I installed Skype and I discovered that the microphone is not working. I immediately went to sound settings ...
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Acer Aspire One runs Ubuntu 14.04 slow

I own a Acer Aspire One that has previously run slow on Microsoft 7, then on Microsoft XP. It now runs Ubuntu 14.04 and it's just as lagging. I'm currently wondering whether the machine is too old ...
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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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“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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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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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 + ...