Installing Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix (Asus Eee 1000HE)

After installing Karmic in my desktop and laptop, its time for my Asus Eee 1000HE. The eee don’t have an optical drive, so we need to install it using an usb drive. I will keep the dual booting with Windows XP and Ubuntu. The Eee is my only Windows machine right now. Download and “Burn” a USB Drive Go to Ubuntu Netbook Remix Download Page and download Ubuntu. Check the downloaded file hash.
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Virtualbox 3.1

Following previous posts about installing Virtualbox, here’s the 3.1 update (currently 3.1.2). If you have a previous version already installed you need to manually install the new one. Install Go to System > Administration > Software Sources and Third-Party Software. Add the following sources for Intrepid (check your distribution here) Download and register Sun authentication key wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/sun_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add - Be sure your source list is updated sudo apt-get update Be sure you have dkms installed (so Virtualbox host kernel is automatically updated as you update your system kernel) sudo apt-get install dkms Install Virtualbox 3.
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GCstar Personal Collections Manager

I use GCStar to keep track of my Movie collection. It’s great! GCstar is an application for managing your collections. It supports many types of collections, including movies, books, games, comics, stamps, coins, and many more. You can even create your own collection type for whatever unique thing it is that you collect! Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you’ve lent it to.
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Installing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala (on the Desktop)

After installing Ubuntu 9.10, codename Karmic Koala, in my laptop it’s time for the desktop. I’m also doing a clean install because I want to use ext4 as my filesystem and I’m gonna lose the Windows partitions. Yes, 100% Ubuntu. It’s possible to convert ext3 to ext4, but I prefer a clean install. I will be the using the 32 bit desktop cd (ubuntu-9.10-desktop-i386.iso). Before you start Backup your data Make a list of software you want to recover after the clean install and all the preferences/options you use.
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Installing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala 64 bits (HP Pavilion dv5-1020ep)

Last week Ubuntu 9.10, codename Karmic Koala, was released. I’m doing a clean install because I want to use ext4 as my filesystem. It’s possible to convert ext3 to ext4, but I prefer a clean install. First my laptop. I will be the using the 64 bit desktop cd (ubuntu-9.10-desktop-amd64.iso). Before you start Backup your data Make a list of software you want to recover after the clean install and all the preferences/options you use.
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