Ubuntu Netbook Remix is an edition of the Ubuntu distribution that is optimized for netbooks. In Ubuntu 11.04, it has been merged with desktop Ubuntu.

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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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How to disable constant updates on ubuntu?

On ubuntu netbook remixed the system keeps listing dozens of updates that can be installed. How do I disable updates for all the unknown programs? Is there a way to ignore most other than the really ...
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Can I boot a netbook pc from a desktop pc using a usb adapter cable?

Can I boot my Windows XP SP3 / Ubuntu Linux Netbook 10.04 netbook pc from my Ubuntu Linux 10.04 desktop pc using a usb adapter cable and boot the netbook from the desktop? I have the following error ...
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Start Chrome in incognito mode in Ubuntu netboox remix

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) Netbook Remix in my Asus Aspire One. My default browser is Firefox and I am using Chrome for Google search in incognito mode. I want to start Chrome in incognito mode ...
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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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Where is Samba on Ubuntu Netbook Edition 9.04

For some reason Samba just stopped working on my netbook and I can't find where it is in order to restart it. I think this happened right after some recent updates... /etc/init.d/samba does not ...
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Just window picker applet and border-less windows from Ubuntu Netbook Remix?

Ubuntu Netbook Remix - Overview lists several packages that provide the functionally for Ubuntu Netbook Remix. I would like just the feature of having a window's decorations and title info to be ...
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Ubuntu Netbook Remix on USB?

I'm going to install Netbook remix on my 4GB flash drive. Will 4 GBs be enough? How much space will be left for data?
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Is there an easy way to transfer Firefox extensions and profiles from one OS to another on the same computer?

I'm assuming that most, if not all, the extensions and changes to the userchrome.css will work on Ubuntu Netbook, so I'm looking for a simple way to transfer them all from my primary Vista OS to my ...
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Is Ubuntu Netbook Remix actually lighter than Ubuntu Desktop?

I'm running ubuntu on my work notebook. While it's not a netbook, it is a relatively weak machine. So, even though I'm not a big fan of the ubuntu netbook interface, I would be willing to use it if ...
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Cannot access/unlock top panel in Ubuntu 10.04 (Netbook Edition)

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 (Netbook Edition) on my NC10 netbook and now I can't seem to access/unlock the top panel and add/delete programs. Right clicking doesn't bring up the options to let ...
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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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Does Ubuntu Netbook Remix require an Intel Atom processor?

I have a laptop with an Intel Celeron 1.6GHz processor and 512MB of RAM - a similar spec to current netbooks. Will I be able to install Ubuntu Netbook Remix on this laptop or will it only work with ...
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Is it possible to upgrade/move to Jolicloud from Ubuntu Netbook Remix?

I have a Dell Mini 9 running Ubuntu Netbook Remix. I would like to switch to Jolicloud (which is based on UNR.) I would like to know if it's possible to easily upgrade/move from UNR to Jolicloud, or ...
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Is there a way to make UNR not to maximize all windows I open?

Ubuntu Netbook Remix maximizes all windows I open, including dialog windows (e. g. find dialog). That's frustrating. Is there a way to change the default behaviour?
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Ubuntu NBR karmic boot freezes at fsck from util-linux-ng 2.16

I have a netbook (emachine e250 - equivalent to an acer aspire one) and I have Ubunutu NBR 9.10 installed on it. Every other cold boot freezes at the following error message: fsck from util-linux-ng ...
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Does Wubi contain UNR?

I'd like to avoid the repartitioning that's required when installing Ubuntu "for real". Wubi is the perfect answer because it just goes inside the Windows partition that's already there. I know that ...
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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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Suggest a good keyboardless tablet pc, that supports Ubuntu

I need a keyboard-less tablet pc that has these sepcs (Ordered by the most wanted to the least): Supports Ubuntu OR Ubuntu remix (just works very well, no need to official support). Touch screen ...
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PHP IDE for Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10

I've installed Ubuntu Netbook Remix on my netbook and I'm wondering what would be a good IDE to use for mainly PHP development. I've used Komodo Edit in past Linux distributions but it doesn't seem to ...
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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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Install Ubuntu Netbook remix on existing karmic 9.10 installation

I've tried installing the Ubuntu Netbook Remix on my netbook, but the installer wouldn't work. I've now installed regular Ubuntu 9.10. Is there any way to transform this into the netbook edition? ...
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Force unmount in Ubuntu, to fix problems after netbook sleep mode

The only thing I actually need to know here, is how to force an unmount while device is busy. umount -f doesn't work. The following description is just background for why I need to do this, in case ...
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Does UNR (9.10) or eeebuntu have better support for Asus EeePC 1005HA?

I'm looking at what distribution to install on my new eeepc (1005HA) and I'm wondering whether Ubunut Netbook Remix (UNR) or eeebuntu is more suitable? Specifically, I am looking for a base system ...
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Change password for default keyring in Ubuntu 9.04 Netbook Remix

Where can I change the password for the default keyring? It still wants to use my old password to unlock wireless connections.
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Creating LVM partition on SD card fails with “device not found”

I'm trying to create a single LVM volume on my SD card, using Ubuntu Netbook Remix. The SD card is at /dev/mmcblk0. So far, I've used fdisk to create a partition (type 8e - Linux LVM) on the device. ...
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Troubleshooting failure to standby/suspend with Ubuntu Netbook Remix on Acer Aspire One

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook, which I'm using with Ubutu Netboox Remix 9.04. With a clean install, suspend seemed to be working fine. However, now that I've installed quite a lot of extra ...
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Touchpad click dosnt work in Ubuntu Netbook Remix

I have a MSI Wind U100+ Netbook that is duel booted with Windows XP and Ubuntu Netbook Remix. For version: cat /etc/issue gives: Ubuntu karmic (development branch) \n \l uname -r gives: ...