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1answer
146 views

eeePC shows only two entries while using Unetbootin created Live CD, and both fails

I made a usb boot stick using Unetbootin, on mac osx (the latest one). I created the stick (after formatting it), and then plug it into my EEE PC X101CH the bios boot menu shows 2 options for the ...
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0answers
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DCOPSERVER not running plus both partitions full on Asus Eee PC 900

I'm new to Linux and have recently purchased an Asus Eee PC 900 running Xandros Linux. My DCOPserver is not running. I can't find the command line to put it back in service. The 900 came with both ...
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2answers
892 views

OS for Eee PC 4G Surf

I have an Eee PC 4G Surf, which I have not used for more than a year. My mothers netbook just broke and I was thinking to activate this device for her. However, I want to know what OS to install on ...
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1answer
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Logs appear to have switched off?

I'm running a ASUS EEE 701 laptop with the stock linux OS. I was (and still am) having problems with a cron not running - so I went to look at the logs - and it turns out that none of the logs ...
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398 views

How to get WPA2 working on Eee 701?

How can I get WPA2 support on an Eee PC 701 with the default Linux-based OS? I found Google references to a file named SOP_for_701_WIFI_installation.zip but the download doesn't work. I also found ...
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1answer
85 views

How to access TrackPad device in eeepc?

I am on an Eeepc running Ubuntu and I am trying to store the raw data from the Eeepc's inbuilt track pad in a file. To do this with the keyboard (as root) I went cat /dev/input/event7 > ...
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2answers
763 views

Backlight control in Eee PC 1015PEM

When I boot my Linux with acpi_osi=Linux, I can control backlight brightness from almost_zero to moderately_bright. (Actually, the maximum revolves around the brightness level that is set before Linux ...
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3answers
666 views

alternative filesystems for SSD

I am tired of watching fsck check my filesystem when my eeepc 901 shuts down abruptly due to a crash. I know that with a journaling filesystem, I won't have to wait for a check. However, I am well ...
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6answers
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Why does Ubuntu feel so sluggish on my asus 1000HE netbook

I recently purchased a nice asus 1000HE, and installed Ubuntu NBR. However, I'm pretty disappointed with how sluggish it feels. I'm wondering if I maybe need to install a closed-source graphics driver ...
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9answers
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A minimal Linux distribution for my ASUS EEE PC

I recently bought myself a ASUS EEE 1000HE and I intend to use it for note-taking and light browsing at the University. The machine has a 10" screen so the interface needs to be very compact. I've ...