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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    I know. I got a used lappy for $25. Its the weight and no spinning hd platters that I like on the smartbook. Flip it any which way you want while using the smartbook.

    However there is the thrill...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    I was trying to extract it using the gui. I looked for an as admin option. I was avoiding the command line because I knew I'd screw up the path. Is there an easy way to sudo in the gui?

    Also...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    :grin: Yup. I thought there would be hardware hacks to stack memory, etc. A year later, Nope! Still a paperweight. I like the size and the weight. I got it to work fine with CE6 (stock OS). Well,...
  4. [all variants] Need a Linux Ext3 - Windows 7 NTFS file manager

    Hello,

    I am trying to find a file manager for Windows7 that will allow me to both READ and WRITE to linux partitions. Particularly Ext3.

    There are a few managers that say you can read linux...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Updating to include links to hardware information and more Bento Linux info:

    Interesting articles from a site called: your warranty is void .com

    Hardware Inside the box! : ...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Thanks for your help.

    I looked into modroid. people are complaining that it knocks out the wifi. I don't want to loose wifi. It also seems that an 8605 and 8705 have been released since this 8505...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Yeah, the card is W/R and I was sure to leave the lock tab off. I figured that the os would try to write temp files to the sd card. Yes, the card slot is upside down. RO? Are you saying it needs to...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Is it something you can share? I have the WM8505 not the VT8505. I wonder if it will work.


    I have the Bento version working about half way. Bento boots up to the point where it searches for the...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Additional Comment: I was able to load Android 2.2 along the way but there are many icons that don't function. I'm not very impressed or interested in using Android.

    Is it possible to take...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    I haven't succeeded with it yet. I did read an article some time back that claimed the newer versions of Ubuntu would include ARM versions in Ubuntu.
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    I am getting a 404/ not found error on this link. I'm also a bit skeptical about clicking on a blind link to china unix. Lots of malware and hacking over there. No?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Poor wireless performance on ubuntu 11.10

    I am still getting slower speeds by about 1Gbps less with the BCM4311 . It may start out fine but then quickly drops. I am still searching for answers.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing Old Partition manager

    Hello Everyone,

    Thanks for your help. I eventually learned how to manually configure and partition the drive. Being that XP is fading away and most if not all my system errors are related to using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Poor wireless performance on ubuntu 11.10

    Being that I tried a number of Tweaks from different sources, can you tell me how to uninstall all wifi drivers and then reinstall a clean copy of the correct driver?

    I should also mention that I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Poor wireless performance on ubuntu 11.10

    I am having the same problem in a Compaq C300. It has the BCM4311 B/G.


    06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN [14e4:4311] (rev 01)
    Subsystem:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing Old Partition manager

    I just installed and played with Gparted. Just to check the features and all. I did not modify anything. I think Gparted is only part of what I am asking. Because, technically, I could set up all...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing Old Partition manager

    I would like to say thanks to all for the input. Perhaps I need to clarify what I mean.

    OK, when you are doing any new install of Ubuntu, not an upgrade but a new install and it just so happens, a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing Old Partition manager

    OK,

    So if I boot with a live demo USB drive, then go online, type in the code that you mentioned below while in terminal, allow the USB to be updated, then when I choose to do the install it will...
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    [SOLVED] Installing Old Partition manager

    Ok, I already tried searching but I'm not really even sure what I am searching for is called.

    Can anyone help with installing the old installation/ partition manager that made dual boot...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    You're welcome.

    Glad to hear you got somewhere. So the link I sent basically said that once you get android to work, you can then install wince again. There was plenty of info to poke around in on...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    try this link:
    http://devio.us/~nextvolume/via_arm/viewtopic.php?id=4&t_id=177

    let us know how you make out.

    OooBuntuRox :guitar:
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    thank you. I sort of knew it was too big. but i am also heard that someone is working on a version of linux for mobile devices and that would work well on this ubit. this is more like a PDA than a...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Hi,

    It sounds like we have the same sylvania smartbook. I want ubuntu on it. No, it won't boot from an sd card with linux netbook. I also installed android on an e-reader. I didn't like android. I...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Could not update ICEauthority file /home/test/.ICEauthority

    Worked for me first shot. Not sure if it matters during a cut and paste, but I did notice extra blank characters on the first line which I removed before executing the code.

    Thanks, OooBuntuRox...
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    Re: LibreOffice PPA update?

    Yes. Both physical and software. I tried turning off the software firewall but it didn't seem to make any difference. That is also why I wondered if I could add the key information manually through...
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