Questions tagged [ubuntu-netbook]

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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Asus eee 32-bit netbook ca. 2008 runs very slow, especially connecting to the internet [closed]

ASUS Eee PC Series 900 Intel Celeron M ULV 900MHz processor. Integrated Intel GMA 900 GPU. 12GB of Flash-based storage (4GB onboard SSD and 8GB PCI-E mini card SSD) 1GB of DDR2 RAM (667MHz) ...
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14.04 LTS works fine on Nokia Netbook 3G. Video/Audio choppy/slow/distorted [duplicate]

I am sort of new to Ubuntu but after much trial and error got 14.04 running fine out of the box. 10.10 hat only VESA video, 12 did not work, 16.04 produces random hangs all the time, 18.04 refused to ...
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Selecline netbook USB boot

I've a Selecline CW10Q3/873828 netbook and I want to boot and install ANY linux from USB. Digged into its BIOS, disabled quick boot and every stuff that was recommended elsewhere, USB boot is enabled ...
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Repair bootloader of a .DISK file

I have a .disk file which contains an exported web server. The web server was using a central bootloader system prior to it being exported. I now have a disk file that won't boot and needs repairing....
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Screen shifted down on netbook after creating new xrandr resolution

Have an older Toshiba nb205 netbook which after switching to Lubuntu from Windows 7 starter ran many years wonderfully. Had not had much reason to use it but resently went back to it, updated software ...
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Budgie 17.10 garbled display

After a fresh install of Budgie 17.10 on an ASUS Eee PC 900HA netbook, when the PC boots up the left 3/4 of the display is garbled while the right 1/4 is fine. Since I can see the right side of the ...
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Ubuntu not booting properly on Dell Inspirion Mini 1012

I've got a dell mini that I procured from a friend of mine and decided to install linux on it instead of the OOB WinXP. I originally had CubLinux installed and it worked just fine, but it wasn't what ...
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What type of Ubuntu can be installed on my netbook? [closed]

What type of Ubuntu can be installed on my old netbook? Spec Benq Joybook u105i • Intel Atom N450 processor • 1GB of RAM • Chipset : Intel NM10 Express Chipset, • Graphics : Intel ...
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sound stopped working on Ubuntu (Netbook)

I'm using a chromebook, and I can't play sound because the drivers aren't supported on chromebook (I'm using 16.04). Any way around this? Terminal output: $ lspci -nnk | grep -A2 Audio 00:1b.0 Audio ...
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Stuck in tty1 after booting from Windows USB

So I made a bootable windows USB with winusb. Booted from it and then decided to make a partition to install windows 10 onto. So I restarted my pc and Booted into ubuntu only I get this screen where ...
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Lubuntu 16.10 freezes when booting up

My machine is a Dell Mini Inspiron 1018 running on Intel GMA 3150 (old integrated graphics) and it crashes/freezes when booting up. I did a fresh install of Lubuntu 16.10 32-bit; it installed without ...
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Lubuntu on old Samsung NC10 Netbook fails to boot: “Restoring Resolver State”

I have downloaded the latest Lubuntu 14.04.5 ISO image on my Samsung NC10 netbook running an old Atom CPU with integrated Intel graphics today and try to boot it, but it keeps hangig at a acreen ...
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No network devices available on XPS 13 developer edition (no wifi)

I just bought the XPS 13 developer edition (14.04). It worked perfectly, wifi was good etc. But after turning on my device this Monday my computer wasn't able to make a connection anymore with a wifi ...
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I can't hibernate my PC!

this is my first time asking because I finally found a problem that I cannot solve googling. The thing is that after expanding my swap partition (from 2gb to 4gb) my Vivid Ubuntu can't pm-hibernate/ ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu with windows10

I've a old laptop with 500 GiB SATA HDD (blank) and 4GiB RAM. And I want to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and windows 10. By giving 50 GiB for Windows and remaining to Linux. I've setup a 50GiB NTFS for ...
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Ubuntu for Acer Aspire One ZG5 netbook [duplicate]

I am using a Acer Aspire One ZG5 netbook (1 gb ram) and it is currently running Microsoft Windows XP. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it is not working properly and it takes a long time to open apps ...
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Realtek RTL8188EE Wi-Fi unstable connection

I tried everything, I installed an alternative driver rtlwifi_new but nothing ... I tried to compile the drivers downloaded from the realtek and I received errors in compilation ... The connection is ...
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Fujitsu LifeBook P1510D Touchscreen On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently received a Fujitsu Lifebook P1510D and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. So far, it is working well but I cannot seem to get the touchscreen to work. I've searched the forums and I cannot find ...
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want to install on Dell netbook

I have an old Dell Netbook10 with XP. I only have 1 G of memory. I would like to replace windows. What are the memory requirements for ubuntu? I have an external dvd drive for it, so how would I get ...
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I need help resurrecting an old Asus Eee PC that already has Ubuntu

My sister's Asus Eee PC has been collecting dust for the past 4 years ever since she started using her MacBook Air. I wanted to resurrect it and use it at school. It originally ran Windows XP, but ...
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Partitioning a Netbook HP-Mini 110

I would like to ask about partitioning a Netbook HP-Mini 110 with Windows7 Starter. I want to make a dualboot in it together with Ubuntu 14.04. But the thing is, it already have 4 partitions and it ...
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How do i create a bootable ISO usb? [duplicate]

I bought an HP Netbook it doesnt have a CD ROM Drive, I then bought an elite HP laptop off a well know shopping site, it was delivered and on powerup it goes to bitlocker screen, I am not interested ...
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Ubuntu Won't Install to older Netbook from USB [closed]

I have an older HP Mini 1000 netbook that originally came with Windows 7 Starter. We replaced that with a standard version of Win7 to gain access to more features, but once the OS became too big for ...
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Good netbook OS [closed]

What is The best Linux netbook OS.
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Which is the recommended OS for HP Mini Netbook [duplicate]

I use an old HP MINI Netbook with 2GB RAM 667 MHz , 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270/N450 processor with built-in Intel graphics. I want to install Ubuntu on my netbook so please suggest me a very light ...
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Lubuntu on ASUS 1215

I have a ASUS Eee PC 1215P netbook (Seashell series) and liked to migrate from it's original MS-Windows 7 to Ubuntu/Lubuntu. There are documents on Ubuntu official website website which certifies that ...
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Can I run 12.04 on this netbook? [duplicate]

So, my laptop died. I have an old netbook. It has Ubuntu 10.04, and the upgrade manager says I can install 12.04. My question is, will this netbook run smoothly with it? Also, will it support newer ...
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Using Ubuntu as a main OS on my Netbook Designed for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Hello! I have Ubuntu on a virtual box. However, it's way too slow to do anything spectacular. I have this old Netbook that's designed for windows 7. Seen as how it doesn't have a CD slot to install ...
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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 [duplicate]

What version of Ubuntu would be good for a HP 1110nr mini netbook 1g memory 160g processor.
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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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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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 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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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 version ...
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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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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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