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Battery detected but not charging (remains 0%)

I've recently bought a new, 6600 mAh battery for my Acer Aspire One Netbook (AOA110, ZG5 Model) that refuses to charge. My adapter will charge the old battery (although it only lasts 10 minutes), so ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stop working after LXDE loads (Debian 6 on Asus EEE HA1005)

I recently installed Debian 6 on my old ASUS EEE 1005HA. I chose LXDE because I'm only using the machine for SSHing into other machines and some light web browsing. The problem I am having is that ...
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Installing any linux distro on new netbook hangs midway

I have just bought a new netbook, Lenovo S110 with a starter Window 7, 32 bit Operating system. I wanted to wipe away Windows and go with Debian or Ubuntu. I have successfully made my USB drive ...
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638 views

Good Linux Distro for Disconnected Netbook

I'm deployed to Afghanistan with the Army and I have a friend who's netbook had his hard drive take a dump on him. He ordered a new hard drive and I was able to download and burn a copy of Ubuntu to ...
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485 views

Installing Linux temporarily on a netbook

I have a netbook (HP Mini 110) that came preinstalled with Windows 7 Starter. I would like to install Linux on it for some time and later revert back to my Windows version. Is that possible? And ...
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Turned off system drive on netbook to update Windows, now it disappeared

I have an Asus EEE 901 Netbook. It has a 4gb "system" solid state drive (soldered to the motherboard) and an additional 32gb solid state drive as the primary slave. I have Ubuntu 11 installed on the ...
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149 views

What is the most popular replacement distro for OLPC? [closed]

I want to get rid of OLPC XO-1's builtin distribution (mostly because it's impossibly slow to use for anything, even browser and pdf reader). What's the most popular replacement distro for this?
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194 views

How to change the internal wlan in laptops/netbooks?

as I use mostly linux, I'm trying to customise my netbook and my wlan is my only rock in the path of a fully open source supported netbook ... Plug and play in linux Here's what I need to swap/switch ...
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Netbook screen too small, Software fix?

I have a netbook with a maximum screen resolution of 1024x600. I'm running a dualboot Ubuntu10.10 & Backtrack4r2, and I'm having some trouble with windows whose "height" was larger than 600px. ...
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4k views

How to make Synaptics touchpad work better on Linux?

I have Debian Squeeze currently installed on a Samsung N250 netbook with a Synaptics touchpad. These touchpads are, generally, good, and everything works perfectly on Windows. The support is ...
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1answer
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Why does Pulseaudio selectively detect my sound hardware?

I am running Ubuntu Netbook Remix 10.04. I have been having some problems recently with Pulseaudio, which has traditionally worked fine for me on this netbook actually. Specifically, when I boot the ...
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Can I run Linux on the HP Mini from Verizon Wireless, with a built-in 3G modem, and connect using the built in modem?

Recently I purchases the HP Mini from Verizon Wireless. It runs on the Intel Atom processor and came with Windows 7 Starter Edition, which is quite possibly the worst and most restrictive OS I have ...
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Which linux distro to run on a slow SSD?

I bought an Eee PC 1000, the Linux SSD model, a couple years ago. I ended up putting Easy Peasy (then called Ubuntu Eee) onto it, only to be dissatisfied with the speed. Then I put Windows XP on it, ...
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589 views

What OS for Eee PC?

I've just bought new Eee PC 1005 (with Atom N450, 250GB and 2GB memory) without any pre-installed system. Now I'd like to install windows and linux distribution on in. What should I choose ? I am a ...
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3answers
242 views

Can't decide on a new distro

I've had Ubuntu (8.10) on my netbook in the past and I really liked it. I'm currently running Fedora and feeling like I should "change it up" again. I've played around with Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid a ...
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5answers
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Linux will not activate wireless after device has been re-enabled

Using a Eee 900A netbook by Asus. By pressing Fn + F2, I can disable or enable the wireless chip on the netbook, a blue LED indicates the status. I've been able to connect to wireless networks just ...
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2answers
697 views

Would Linux be considerably faster on a Netbook with Intel Atom processor?

I've got an EEE Netbook with Intel Atom processor and Win XP. Probably 90% of the time I'm using it for webbrowsing and thinking of dual booting it in Linux and then booting into Windows only when I ...
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Fatal server error: no screens found. Running linux distro from usb drive

I'm trying to run backtrack from a usb drive on my netbook. Upon loading it, i get "Fatal server error: no screens found". What gives?
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Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix: Screen goes blank on install from USB

I am trying to install Ubuntu Netbook on an iiView A2. I realize this is not necessarily supported according to the Ubuntu documentation, however, one of my friends who has the same netbook was able ...
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353 views

Can Kaspersky Rescue My Netbook?

My cute little pink netbook has apparently contracted something terrible from one of those foreign hooker websites. I would like to use the Kaspersky Rescue CD to attempt to save it instead of wiping ...
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4k views

What linux system will run on the least amount of memory/processing power?

I want to get the cheapest netbook possible. I figure I should go with linux since it's free. What I wanted to know is which linux os will run with the least amount of ram and processing power? I've ...
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778 views

Most user-friendly (and speediest) Linux flavour for a netbook

I'm interested in some feedback for the most user friendly but also speediest (speed matters more over user friendly) flavours of Unix that work best with netbooks, namely an Acer one. I need one ...
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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 ...