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Old 07-10-2011, 03:52 AM   #1
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Hi all,

Please tell me which *netbooks* are known to work well with the newer versions of ubuntu/ netbook remix/ mint...

thanks in advance
 
Old 07-10-2011, 04:44 AM   #2
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Hi there,

I think you are looking for this list: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupp...hines/Netbooks
 
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Old 07-10-2011, 05:19 AM   #3
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Hi again,

Thanks

The list, however, does not contain Asus EEEPc r105/ HP pavillion/ Sony Vaio V (series)/ Lenovo S205 which are readily available in a store near my house...any idea if these work fine with ubuntu? Also, do netbooks in general work well linux distributions?
 
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I have got Dell Inpiron netbook which is not in the list but works pretty well. You can try installing it on you netbook using Unetbootin. Here is the link to download Unetbootin: http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
 
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Old 07-10-2011, 05:46 AM   #5
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Hi,

I'm a newbie...umm...so how exactly does Unetbootin help? I mean, if directly installing ubuntu on my netbook is causing trouble, can booting it from a USB drive (using Unetbootin) solve the problem?
 
Old 07-10-2011, 05:49 AM   #6
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Untebootin is a software that will help you to make bootable USB either using Live CD or using ISO image of the OS already downloaded. Since netbooks don't come with CD/DVD drive you have to use USB to install OS on it.

Unetbootin is pretty easy to use. If you will go through the documentation, there is a step by step guide on how to make your USB bootable/Installation source for installing OS of your choice.
 
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For USB flash drive help try www.pendrivelinux.com
 
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Hi again,

Thanks

The list, however, does not contain Asus EEEPc r105/ HP pavillion/ Sony Vaio V (series)/ Lenovo S205 which are readily available in a store near my house...any idea if these work fine with ubuntu? Also, do netbooks in general work well linux distributions?
i would bring a live-usb with you to the store and ask if you can test drive the system before you buy.
 
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