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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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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How can I install Unity after installing Desktop Edition?

I've just upgraded my Ubuntu Desktop from 10.04 to 10.10 on my netbook. How can I install Ubuntu Unity for my notebook ?
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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 I'm also using link but seems outdated.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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How to impove Ubuntu performance on netbook

Most recent Ubuntu 12.04 seems to be quite nice and Unity (3D/2D) works fine for me, however not on my old Acer Aspire One any more. There was a times, when I switched from Windows XP to Ubuntu and ...
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How do I get multiple workspaces in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reduce or increase the number of workspaces in Unity? This video from a Unity developer shows him clicking on the workspace button in the launcher to use ...
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Can't run a shell script [duplicate]

So I have this script: #!/bin/bash # Flips the screen (hopefully) syntax_error=0 orientation=0 current_orientation="$(xrandr -q --verbose | grep 'connected' | egrep -o '\) ...
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Asus Eee PC 1015CX shows resolution of 800x600 in Ubuntu 12.04

I have Asus Eee PC 1015CX and I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04, when I used the bootable USB and tried it, the only available option for resolution setting was 800x600 which looks bad on the screen. ...
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Access Windows 7 Files from Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new to Ubuntu, so can any of you give me a guide of how I can access my windows 7 files from my Ubuntu 12. I installed it using Wubi. Looked around everywhere but failed.
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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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Recurring Error in Update Manager - Could Not Initialize The Package Manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? Please refer to the attached screen-shot. This error ...
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Optimizing Gnome desktop for netbook

I tried the unity interface on my netbook and I felt it is not as good as Gnome for a small screen. I want to know how ubuntu users can customize various Gnome desktop features to suite or to make ...
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Uninstall Unity, rewind to old UNR interface, keeping 10.10?

I've upograded 10.04 to 10.10 on my netbook. The unity interface doesn't work for me, it just gets in the way. I can change the gdm choice at boot to put me into good ol' gnome, which is better than ...
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Is there an easy way to change Ubuntu flavor during upgrade?

I used to run Ubuntu Netbook Edition (UNE) 10.04 on my Asus Eee 901. I recently upgraded to the "regular" Ubuntu desktop 11.10, since UNE was discontinued. Due to the limited hardware, my netbook has ...
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Panic occurred switching to text console in netbook

Yes, I know that there is exactly the same question is asked here, but in my case I would like to provide more information in order to try to solve the problem. Because that question had been asked ...
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What is my user login password?

Just got a new netbook running Ubuntu. When I turn it on it auto-logs-in to the desktop automatically, but when I try to connect to the wireless network it wants my Keyring password to store the ...
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I have deleted python files in usr/bin and cant reinstall it

I am a novice at Ubuntu and unfortunately i have deleted 3 files in the usr/bin folder python 2.7 python python 2.6 Now my update manager wont work and when i type in python into gnome it says that ...
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How to keep the laptop's temperature low without hardware cleaning?

Last few days I found out that when I open Google Chrome and the laptop's fans start working really hard and I can not touch the mousepad because of heating. I use Ubuntu 11.10 on my Toshiba A350-22z ...
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Wubi doens't work anymore - shows 'No wubildr' error

Basics: HP Mini 311 Ubuntu netbook edition 10.04 (installed via Wubi) Symptoms: I load to Windows Boot Manager as usual. Options are Windows 7 and Ubuntu Netbook, like usual. Selecting Windows 7 ...
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Downgrade from one version to a previous version? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Is it at all possible to downgrade from one version of Ubuntu to a previous version without doing a re-install similar to ...
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How To change the Default Language?

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my net book,by mistake i choosed wrong language not a english now i want to change my default language back to my loving English I tried to set english via ...
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Install Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 without CD/USB/WUBI from HDD on WinXP

I have downloded the Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 ISO file. When I mount it on a Virtual drive it gives me the option to install it via CD(restart and boot from disc) or use the WUBI installer. The WUBI ...
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Recommended installation for Asus EEE 1015PEM Netbook

I just got my Asus EEE PC 1015PEM netbook with Windows 7 starter... obviously, I'd like to install Ubuntu (not sure yet if I'd like to dual boot or completely remove win7). Anyway, I never had a ...
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What are the multi-touch netbooks/tablets that work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I will be going to University soon and am looking for a tablet/netbook on which I can use a stylus to write notes (Chinese characters mostly). I have only found 2 netbooks (with swivel screens and ...
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Will there be a difference between Unity “Desktop” and Unity “Netbook” interface?

What has me slightly confused from all the different reports about Unity becoming the default shell in the 11.04 desktop edition: Some claim and this is how most people seem to see it, that what ...
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“No required driver detected for unity” on Dell Mini 1010

I want to "try" ubuntu-netbook off the livecd on my Dell Mini1010 (Poulsbo Intel GMA 500 graphics card). It tells me that there is: "No required driver detected for unity. You will need to choose ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Variant / Linux Distros which uses least system resources (RAM, CPU)?

I have a netbook (an older Asus EEEPC 1005HA) which I want to get rid of Windows on (I like Windows, but I don't think it works well in a netbook environment). Basically, my question is which Ubuntu ...
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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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Wired connection not working

I am using a Acer Aspire One. Here is the Ubuntu Wiki Page about my computer. I have a working wireless connection however when I plug a cat5 (Ethernet) cable in the lights flicker on the computer, ...
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Moving from Ubuntu Netbook to Ubuntu Desktop

I don't like the way of working with the 10.10 netbook and want to use desktop. I'm using Wubi and I'm new to ubuntu! Is there a way, simple switch between those two?
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Right click doesn't work on HP mini 210 touchpad

Need help in getting the right mouse click to work on a HP mini 210-1015TU when using the touchpad. If I plug in a USB mouse, both left click and right click function as normal. Using the touchpad ...
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How can I reduce the CPU usage of X/LightDM?

Running Xubuntu 12.04 on a netbook (Lenovo S10), the lightdm process which runs in the background takes up constantly a precious 12% of the CPU. Besides, this consumes a considerable amount of energy, ...
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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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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 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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How do I get the clock to show the date?

I tried what was mentioned here to no avail. When I update the values in gconf (any of the values, not just custom and custom_format) nothing changes. Is this a netbook edition problem? Is there ...
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STANDBY/SUSPEND TO RAM does not work - ASUS EeePC wakes up immediately

I'm using 12.04 on a ASUS 1201 EeePC. Hibernation works well after re-enabling (thanks for that post!), but the SUSPEND mode does not persist. After switching the Netbook off it is awaking immediately ...
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best version for Quick Links: ASUS Eee PC 1001PXD-EU17 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which flavor of ubuntu? I am a total Linux novice and am wondering which version (distro) of Ubuntu should I install on a ASUS Eee PC 1001PXD-EU17. It's a netbook and I ...
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Ubuntu Netbook Edition and automatic login

I'm trying to set up the automatic login, but i can't choose the user which must be loged in. Here a screenshot (German is set as default language): any suggestion, how to solve the problem? I'm ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Screen goes blank after installation and boot menu Ubuntu 12.04 (Windows Installer)

Well my problem is taht after installing ubuntu, i restart my computer, and select ubuntu from the boot screen, the screen goes a purple color for a fraction of second and then it changes to black ...