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1answer
112 views

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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2answers
169 views

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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1answer
241 views

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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2answers
480 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
928 views

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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1answer
2k views

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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2answers
560 views

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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7answers
871 views

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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2answers
627 views

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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3answers
1k views

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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2answers
729 views

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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
860 views

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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1answer
1k views

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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1answer
2k views

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. ...