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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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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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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No Alt+F2 in Ubuntu Netbook 10.10?

I am stumped. I upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 Beta 3 and for some reason I can't get Alt-F2 to do anything. Is this a known bug or am I just not doing the right thing?
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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 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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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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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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Where is the Google Search Bar in Unity?

On many Screenshots from Unity I can see a Google Search Bar in the upper panel, like in this Screenshot ...
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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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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 to change Ubuntu into Lubuntu?

I want to install Lubuntu on my old desktop with 128MB of RAM. As the memory is not enough to run the graphical installer, I had to follow the minimal install from a minimal.iso file as described ...
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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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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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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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How to create a Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 Unity VM under VirtualBox

I'd like to run the new Unity interface from Ubuntu 10.10 inside of a VirtualBox VM (host is Ubuntu 10.04). Is that possible? Thanks!
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Multitouch screen needs two touch points [closed]

So, I got a netbook (Some weird China brand) and it has a multitouch screen. I got to installing Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 and I used the mouse and keyboard for that. When I wanted to try the touchscreen, ...
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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 find the command of an installed application?

I have an installed application, but I don't know its name. (By "name" I mean what I would type in a command line.) Is there any way to see this? It seems so obvious, but I can't figure it out.
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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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“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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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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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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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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How to change the Unity Launcher's icon theme?

Does anyone know how to change Unity icon-theme? For instance I use Faenza in my desktop session, but unity does not use it, both in panel and panel apps (applications and documents). So, anyone?
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How can I remove the “Deleted Items”, “Applications” entries from the netbook launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to delete Apps and Files & Folder (lenses) icons from Launcher? Is it possible to remove the "Deleted Items", "Applications" and/or "Files & Folders" entries ...
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When will Asus EEE Ubuntu netbooks be for sale?

Early last month Canonical announced that they were partnering with Asus to bring EEE netbooks with Ubuntu 10.10 pre-installed to market on June 1st, 2011: ...
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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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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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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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Multiple OS in a Laptop or Desktop

I have installed two operating system in my laptop: Ubuntu 11.10 and windows7. I have never used more than two operating system in a laptop/desktop. I want to install windows8 and my questions are: ...
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Can I try out the Netbook Edition's interface from the Desktop Edition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Unity after installing Desktop Edition? I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 10.10, but I just saw a screenshot of Ubuntu Netbook Edition and I'd like to try it ...
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Using capitals in my username?

During installation of Ubuntu 10.04 I was not allowed to use capitals in my Username. Is there any way I could change this?
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gnome-do style keyboard shortcuts in Unity

Will the Unity launcher in 10.10 UNE have gnome-do style keyboard shortcuts? i.e. super + spacebar for quick search and application launch If not, can it be customized to allow this?
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Is my Asus 1000H netbook good enough for Ubuntu 12.10?

I am looking to switch my Asus 1000H netbook (N270 1.6Ghz processor) from XP to Ubuntu. Is the latest version 12.10 the most suitable for this machine?
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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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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 define a file context options keyboard shortcut?

When selecting a file in Nautilus, I would like to see the context options of the file (mouse right click) using the keyboard and not the mouse. Example, when i iterate over the list of files in a ...
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Inverted Mouse Axis on a Ubuntu Live USB

I have an Ubuntu Live USB and I was looking for xorg.conf so I could insert an Option "InvX" "on" within it (I am not quite sure how that works exactly yet). xorg.conf does not exist in its normal ...
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Brightness keys adjust brightness too many times

Every time I hit a brightness key on my laptop's keyboard, it adjusts the brightness by three steps instead of one. How can I fix it so that it only adjusts one step at a time? I am using an Acer ...
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Where can I find ubuntu-10.04.1-netbook-i386.iso?

In the various download repositories, there are 10.04.1 ISO images of Ubuntu desktop, alternate and server editions, but I can only find the original ubuntu-10.04-netbook-i386.iso, not an updated ...
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Netbook edition 10.04 default mail client [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to add Mozilla Thunderbird to the messaging menu? I've installed the Netbook edition 10.04, and I've setted Thunderbid as default mail program, but when I ...
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Will Ubuntu Server properly manage the power settings on a netbook?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu Server on a netbook to minimize power consumption. Are there any special considerations I should make for this kind of setup? Will Ubuntu Server properly manage the ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 very slow on samsung netbook

I have a samsung netbook n150 1Gb Ram (Intel graphic card), 1,66GHz Intel Atom processor. It was working great with the ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition, really fast boot very eficient but I have updated ...
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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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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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Compiling C++ inside a folder in Ubuntu 12.04

I have some question about compiling .cpp inside a folder, it says first.cpp No such file or directory but when I run it in home it compiles. Any settings I might have left out? Thanks. Here's ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Windows CE 6.0 EzBook PC (ez-72a)

I recently inherited a cheap EzBook PC and decided it might be fun to throw Ubuntu on it. I have a USB all setup but for the life of me can't get it to boot from USB! I've looked online and can't seem ...
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Alternatives to Unity for netbooks?

I am very disappointed with some of the features of Unity. Not being able to hide the bar or even modify it with different shortcuts (favorites in 10.04 netbook remix). I have docky installed and I ...