The Asus Eee PC is a subnotebook/netbook computer line from ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated

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Is an eee-pc with an Atom N550 dual core OK for Rails 3 development?

I'm buying an Asus eee-pc 1015PEM and hope to do test-driven Rails 3 development on it. Is the CPU fast enough or too painfully slow for this? I plan on installing Ubuntu. I currently develop on a 11 ...
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ASUS EeePC 1001PX, hard disk clicking in Ubuntu Maverick

I just received my new Asus EeePC 1001px netbook. After installing Ubuntu 10.10 on it, I've noticed that my hard drive is making a clicking noise. Now this is not a loud clicking noise nor it's ...
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xandros-explorer (Xandros File Manager) custom menu items

Is there any way to get custom menu item in right-click, instruments or at least hotkey that will run specific program for a selected filesystem item or current folder (like open terminal by Ctrl+T)? ...
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Eee PC won't boot from USB

I have an Asus Eee PC 901. I want to install Win7 on it and at the same time, re-partition it into one large drive (it's currently complaining about HDD space issues). I've downloaded a Win7 ISO and ...
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Eee PC - Create USB Recovery Drive w/ Files Copied From Recovery Partition

I have an Eee PC 1005HAB whose hard disk has failed. I have no recovery CD/DVD, but I did previously back up the contents of the recovery partition, and would like to use them to create a bootable ...
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How can I automatically rotate my screen at start up?

I want to set my screen to portrait mode automatically when I'm startting Windows. Can I make some code to do this or should I use iRotate?
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Webcam not working on Asus eee PC

I recently bought an Asus eee PC 901 and the webcam doesn't work with the pre-installed Windows XP Home edition or Ubuntu Netbook Remix. When I disable the camera from the system tray and enable it ...
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Changed one 1 GB SODIMM (of two) for a 2 GB one, but my EB1501U still only sees 2 GB

Changed one 1 GB SODIMM (of two) for a 2 GB one, but my Asus EeeBox EB1501U still only sees 2 GB. The computer is running Win7 x86 (from factory). The specs says "max 4 GB". How can one get the ...
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Can an Asus EEE PC 1005P run Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator CS5?

We can also assume that the netbook is pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium.
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error: no such partition // grub rescue>_

I'm on a Eee PC and I am running Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04. I'm starting a big project tomorrow and I wanted to cleanly reinstall both operating systems. After entering the pre-install Windows ...
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After turning off/on the HDMI connected monitor/TV, there's no picture

I've recently connected an EeeBox 1501 to my LCD TV in order to utilize the computer as an HTPC. If I switch off the TV or just change the input source, after turning on the TV back on or switch back ...
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Use Asus Eee Pc as a remote for pc

I have a Eee PC 701SD I have since become bored of it, and now in the mood to "Hack" it. My current home set up is a pc connected to my TV and I watch internet shows etc on it. My only real idea is ...
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Possible to replace harddrive in this netbook? (without major hacks)

I'm looking for a tablet laptop/netbook. I'm also looking to replace my piece of crap HP Mini (first generation). The HP Mini has a very small 16G SSD that is also very slow. So looking at something ...
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Resolve host very slow (windows 7)

I have a problem with my netbook (eeepc) on windows 7. The dns resolution is very slow. When I want to go on google.com, the pc take several minutes to resolve the host name. Otherwise, when I ping ...
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How to add higher video resolution in Ubuntu 10.04 (UNR on EEE1101HA)

UBUNTU 10.10 is out .. and the ASUS 1101HA still won't display 1366x768 on the LCD. Time to wipe the UBUNTU partition, expand the WIN7 partitions and pass the machine to a windows user.. I ...
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Time-lapse software for Windows 7 [closed]

Timershot was an excellent part of the PowerToys for Windows XP collection. But alas, it doesn't appear to work on Windows 7, even when run in XP SP3 compatibility mode. Can anyone recommend a ...
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EEE PC Keyboard malfunctioning - Ctrl key “sticks” after 10 seconds

I was given a EEE PC belonging to a friend of a friend to fix. The keyboard did not appear to work at all. I spent a while testing out various things, blowing the keyboard out, checking for damage, ...
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Asus Eee replacement netbook monitor doesn't fit connector

I bought a replacement screen for an Asus Eee netbook 1005HA from a company that said the screen they were selling was compatible, but the connector on the replacement is smaller than the original. ...
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Quiet volume on headphone jack on ASUS Eee 1005HA

I have an ASUS Eee 1005HA running Windows 7 Starter. The volume output of the headphone jack is extremely low. Otherwise, the speakers work fine. I downloaded and installed the most recent audio ...
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How can I convince my ASUS EEE B202 to boot, when the power is returned to its power supply

My little home server 'sulks', when it loses power. Instead of booting, when the power is returned, it waits for me to press its power-button. Is there a way to have it boot without human ...
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What resolution can the eeePC 1001HA/1101HA handle with an external monitor plugged in?

I would like to buy a new Eee PC 1001HA or 1101HA. I know the max display resolution is: 1024x600 for eeePC 1001 1366x768 for eeePC 1101 But what's the maximum resolution of the graphic board when ...
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EEE PC 701/4G Surf Internal Drive: Is it really SSD?

I have an old EEE PC with the 4 Gig internal drive. Everything I've read keeps saying it's an SSD drive; running lshw tells me that it's an ATA disk, Silicon Motion SM. The thing seems to be rather ...
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Ubuntu: reset networking

My eeePC Ubuntu (9.10) wireless connection stops working after returning from sleep or hibernation. The only thing that helps is restarting the machine. Is there some way to reset networking without ...
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Can't detect wireless networks, running ubuntu 9.10 on eeepc 1000he

I am running Ubuntu 9.10 on an ASUS eeepc 1000HE, and my wireless card, RaLink RT 2860, is failing to recognize any wireless networks. It was working fine this morning, until I accidentally hit Fn F2, ...
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Ubuntu won't boot from USB memory stick

I used the instructions on this webpage to create a bootable USB drive for running Ubuntu 9.10. Unfortunately it doesn't work on my Eee PC. Even with 'Removable Dev.' selected in the BIOS as the ...
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Does the Eee Box EB1012 support a resolution of 960 by 540?

The title pretty much says it all. I'm talking about the display resolution here, not about video playback. EDIT: Did anyone actually try this? I was kinda looking for first-hand experience here... ...
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Can't enable wireless NIC in BIOS, keeps being reset

I have an Eee PC 701 4G, and some time ago I disabled its wireless NIC in the BIOS to save energy. Now I've come to need it working again, but I can't re-enable it, because it always goes back to ...
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Location of BIOS file on asus eee pc 1005ha

I just upgraded ram from 1 gb to 2 gb. The system won't see the 2 gb, so I learned that I need to update the BIOS. Where is this located?
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How do I verify a backup?

I want to verify that my backups contain an exact replica of my profile folder in Documents and Settings, with emphasis on My Documents and Application Data. I have a vague idea of recursively ...
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What kind of SSD is this? (found in my Asus EEE 900)

Thinking the SSD in my EEE 900 was about to collapse, I opened it up to find out what kind of SSD I would need to buy to replace the old one. It looks like they have some small card, and since I have ...
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Karmic Koala desktop only shows wallpaper, nothing else

I recently upgraded my eeepc 1000HA to Karmic Koala (9.10) and now I can't use the desktop. It boots fine and lets me login fine. It even uses the pretty new GUI to do all that. But when I get to the ...
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eee pc+ubuntu 9.04+three mobile broadband - why do some sites not load in Firefox or Chrome?

When I'm using my three mobile broadband dongle, I've noticed that some sites (including stackoverflow.com and my wife's blog) won't load in Firefox or Chrome but will in Opera or with curl and wget. ...
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On my netbook, how can I disable the touch pad while I'm typing to avoid bumping it?

I'm getting very frustrated with this. I know I can use an external mouse and disable the touch pad, but that isn't always convenient. I'm running Windows 7 on an EEEPc 900HA
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Asus EEE PC 1005HA battery not being detected

My EEE PC's battery is not being detected since this morning. The battery indicator doesn't turn on, Power Options in Windows doesn't detect a battery either. Apart from removing the battery and ...
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Windows system shows wrong amount of RAM?

I just got an ASUS Eee PC 1005HA and immediately upgraded it to 2 GB of RAM. However, when I open up the Windows System Dialog, it says there is only .99 GB of RAM. CPU-Z sees the whole ...
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Are my Linux partitions going to be left intact if I choose to re-install windows by using the restore partition on my eee-pc 1000HE

Here's what I did: Run the computer for the first time and followed the automatic os installation Formatted the second empty ntfs partition (70Gb) Installed ubuntu nbr (jaunty) Messed around with ...
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eeepc 701 linux virtualbox image

Any idea where i can download virtualbox vdi with eeepc's linux so i could test some configuration ideas in virtual machine on other computer before i apply them to real machine?
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Installing Windows 7 on an Asus EeePC 1008HA

I'm planning to install Windows 7 on my Asus EeePC 1008HA netbook. I heard that there were some issues with RC1, but other than that have not had much luck finding help with this specific hardware. ...
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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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EEEPc Won't boot/load BIOS and not responding to common fixes

My EEEPc 900HA has been experiencing this exact problem: http://wiki.eeeuser.com/bugfixes:fixbios And it is not responding to any of the suggested fixes (except the one about jumping the jumpers, ...
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My EEEPc 900HA won't turn on/boot. Can it be fixed or does it need to be sent in?

My EEEPc 900HA stopped booting up out of nowhere. It went to sleep and when I went to wake it up, it wouldn't wake up. I powered down and went to power back up, but no go. The power light comes on ...
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I need Madwifi drivers for Asus EeePC 701

I've been trying to setup the Asus EeePC for enterprise WLAN as per the guide here: http://wiki.eeeuser.com/wpa_default_xandros however the link to the madwifi drivers appears to be dead. The download ...
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Blinking dash when booting Windows 7 on Eee

I just got a new faster SSD for my Asus eee 900 and figured I'd take the opportunity to try Windows 7 on it. I did the magic to get the install DVD to a usb-stick and it installed just fine. However, ...
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Is it safe to shrink the windows partition on a EEE?

I've got an Asus EEE PC 1000HA that came with windows. As soon as I got it I installed UNR, leaving the windows, windows restore and fast boot partitions alone. As its handy to have one Windows ...
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Is it just me or the EeePC's wireless is woefully underpowered?

Just set up a network at home with an el cheapo TP-Link router sharing my ADSL. (Properly secured, nacht.) I have an Acer Aspire 5570Z and an EeePC 1000HD. The Acer's wi-fi connection is rock solid, ...
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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 ...