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Running Ubuntu Programs on Wheezy?

I am planning to put Wheezy on my netbook, and I was wondering if Wheezy can run the same programs that Ubuntu can. This is mainly because my netbook really cant do anything with Windows and I figured ...
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Flash BIOS on a HP Mini from Linux

I have a HP Mini 210 that was installed with Ubuntu 12.04 last year. I'm lending it out to someone, and need to re-install XP. There is no internal CD drive, and BIOS won't boot from USB. I'm trying ...
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How can I deactivate the gnome desktop of my ubuntu server?

I'm running a home server on my old laptop (atom cpu). I installed ubuntu 12.04 server edition, but I also installed ubuntu-desktop. So, when I turn it on, ubuntu desktop is shown. I sometimes use ...
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apt-get cannot find any packages

I get this result on my newly installed ubuntu 9.04 netbook remix. I haven't tampered with any apt files at all. It doesnt work for any other packages. ira@ira-windu100:/etc/apt$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Using Ubuntu, how come the screen saver is a black screen when running on the battery?

I have an F-spot screen saver made and selected to run after a time period of inactivity. When the AC is connected, the screen saver runs after the select time, but when running on battery the blank ...
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Does running chrome in a non-default zoom mode hurt performance?

My regular computer is a tiny Samsung NC10 netbook, and the screen space is limited so I zoom out on pages I regularly visit (like this place) so to give myself the illusion of having higher ...
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What CR-48 firmware lets you install Linux?

This would be to remove Chrome OS and replace it with Ubuntu. Right now I am dual booting, but it uses CRos Kernel. Luigi seems to no longer be around.
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Unable to install XP or Win 7 Starter or even Ubuntu 10.10 on Lenovo Ideapad S10-3

I bought Lenovo IdeaPad S10. Loved it.. But it got very slow over time. So, I decided to install Ubuntu netbook edition on it. So, I formatted it.. And after that, it is not letting me install any OS, ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 on EEE: how to free up disk space

I have an Ubuntu EEE 701, 4GB flash harddrive. It has about 180MB free. How can I free up space? If I remove applications, it doesn't seem to free up space. I do have a 4GB sd-card, but for some ...
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Chameleon Bootloader: Install Ubuntu Netbook Remix from USB flash drive?

hi there i have an Dell Mini v10 and tried to install OS X onto it. Wasn't too happy with the performance and so I want to install Ubuntu. Problem is: I have installed Chameleon Bootloader and when I ...
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Booting Ubuntu Netbook Edition off SD card by with persistence provided by the hard disk

I have a Lenovo Ideapad with Windows XP installed. I do not want to mess with the boot loader or the hard disk partitioning. I can run Ubuntu Netbook Edition off a SD card without touching the hard ...
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Install Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 without CD/USB/WUBI from HDD on WinXP

I have downloded the Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 ISO file. When I mount it on a Virtual drive it gives me the option to install it via CD(restart and boot from disc) or use the WUBI installer. The WUBI ...
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Ubuntu Netbook Edition: switch to desktop?

I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition on my laptop. After playing with it for couple of hours seems like I need classic Ubuntu Desktop instead. Is there anyway to switch from Ubuntu Netbook ...
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How do I migrate my EeePC 901 from Xandros to Ubuntu 10.10 netbook remix?

I want to migrate my EeePC 901 from Xandros to the Ubuntu 10.10 netbook remix. I made a bootable USB key according to http://www.ubuntu.com/netbook/get-ubuntu/download, and the EeePC BIOS says it will ...
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What are the best practices for disk spindown on a Netbook running on Ubuntu 10.04?

I have a Netbook (Samsung N210) running Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition. Generally, I'm very happy with it. However, I'm not getting quite as much battery life out of it as I expected based on the ...
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Cannot get wireless to work on my HP Netbook with Ubuntu Netbook Remix

I have installed Ubuntu Netbook remix 9.x on my HP Netbook Atom Processor laptop. But wirless is not working properly. I went to Network Connections and it shows my wireless connection. But under ...
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What's a really simple way to backup an Ubuntu system on a netbook?

I have an Acer Aspire One running Lubuntu 10.04. I have configured it quite much and would like to backup the whole file system (excluding my SD card where I keep my data) to be able to get it up and ...
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Netbook (Samsung N220) on Ubuntu 10.04 slows down WiFi for other computers

I encountered a really odd problem with my new netbook. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Samsung N220 Mito. So far everything worked fine. Now I tried the machine for the first time in our work group ...
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How can I stop my Ubuntu netbook from un-suspending while the lid's closed?

Almost every time I want to use my netbook, it's un-suspended itself because the button is too easy to press. Is there some way to tell Ubuntu (Netbook Remix 10.04) NOT to un-suspend if the lid's ...
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samsung netbook OS for clean install

I recently had a problem with a corrupted registry on a samsung N120. When all else failed i reformatted the drive. However having bought the machine with windows home ed pre-installed, I didn't ...
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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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Netbook without Windows? [closed]

I have been looking around for a netbook without Windows and with Ubuntu preinstalled. Almost all I have seen have Windows. The main issue is making sure that the computer ships with the right Ubuntu ...
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How to speed up Ubuntu on a netbook

How do I speed up the latest version of Ubuntu on a VIA C7-M 1.6 GHz based netbook (HP 2133)? For example, full screen videos are very slow in the default configuration.
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Acer Aspire one is falling apart on Ubuntu

Question: How do I have my netbook detect and install hardware? Info: I have an Acer Aspire One, it came with windows XP and I loaded it with Win7. I decided I wanted to change to Ubuntu so I ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 is not starting on netbook

I installed Ubuntu 9.10 onto my external hard drive cause it's cool to be able to borrow a friend's laptop and be able to have my entire system. It works on the 2 systems i tested it on: my desktop ...
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Install Ubuntu on a new netbook?

I'm planning to buy a netbook, and I am considering to install Ubuntu on it. It would mainly be used by my wife at home for web browsing and email at home (lightweight is important, hence a netbook!), ...
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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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HP Mini 210 -> Touchpad doesn't work on Ubuntu

Specifically, I can neither click nor right-click by using the the touch pad. The touch pad has buttons built-into it, which is why it probably doesn't work by default. If you followed my previous ...
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Dell Mini 10 with Ubuntu - touchpad issues

I just recently got a Dell Mini 10 (not a 10v) and I installed Ubuntu 9.04 (regular, not the netbook version) All works well except the touchpad is jumpy as all get out. It seems like the mouse is ...