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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    I had to plug in an ethernet cable and put http://ports.ubuntu.com/ in my sources.list. apt-get update and then you can get the kernel to install.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    I installed the libva debs from the mplayer-vaapi website. I had to use --force-depends to get the libva-dev package to install, but I figure that's probably okay if it compiled.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Yeah if you do a net install you don't have the issue with conflicting packages causing the install to fail (just the missing kernel). They must have fixed the lpia packages after the release was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    The simplest way is to use the "Users and Groups" control panel under "Administration" (or sudo vigr).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    1. That's the one. If you're not that familiar with the command line, it will not be an easy one to install. In addition to the problems I mentioned before, X won't start in VESA mode without the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Seems like the hardest part is getting the lpia alternate iso for Intrepid to install. It will fail to install the kernel and also doesn't complete the install itself due to some xorg package...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Yeah, I think we all regret it. :) That note about drm-poulsbo was just for people who want to compile the driver from source. You should be able to just add this repo to your sources.list (do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    dell-mini.archive.ubuntu.com, hardy-dell-mini repo, libgl1-mesa-dri-psb, psb-video and xorg-modules-xpsb packages. See also http://gma500.wiki-site.com
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    noravanq, search the thread for dual boot. Yes, the UNR installer will wipe your whole disk. I think it is easier to deal with the XP install overwriting grub than it is to manually install UNR.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Hmm, is the "wl" module loaded (check lsmod)? Maybe try this: apt-get --reinstall install linux-restricted-modules
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Post #420 has a way to get correct resolution with the vesa driver.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Make sure you have the latest version of the various video driver packages. The changelog mentioned something about updates to the HDMI support.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    For the chroot: chroot /mnt /bin/bash (this makes /mnt your new / and runs a bash shell within the new root)

    Did you do all the steps up to the bind mount for /dev? Were you able to mount...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How i can Install on MINI 12??

    It doesn't. Over 40 pages of info on this topic over at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1014534
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    I just wanted to mention that since I posted that link to the hardy-dell-mini-proposed repo I have realized that the same packages are also in regular old hardy-dell-mini on that server.

    Also,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Hey everyone, I've created a Wiki and added a message back at the beginning of this thread. Feel free to add to the wiki.

    http://gma500.wiki-site.com
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Post #243.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    I think this is what you need to do: in your sources.list, for the hardy-dell-mini-proposed repo you should have "main restricted universe" instead of just "main". Then make sure you also have the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    snowpine, yes, there are huge hardware differences between the Mini 9 and Mini 12. However, there is an easier way: I have found that Ubuntu's usb-creator program works much better than UNetbootin. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Here's the status with the latest drivers: psb_dri.so still only works with Xorg 1.4, so if you want DRI you're stuck with Hardy. However, the Xpsb module works with Xorg 1.5, so you can have xv...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Hmm, I don't remember the exact procedure I used. Maybe wait until you get the first failure before mounting the USB on /cdrom? Sorry I can't be more specific: I had to fiddle with it a lot before...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Here's how to get the alternate installers to work with USB:

    * Use UNetbootin to copy the installer to USB flash
    * Boot the installer
    * Before you try to install, switch to the F2 console and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Yay, after 400 posts we finally have a proper video driver!

    I'm installing the latest jaunty lpia daily to see if this driver is compatible with xorg 1.6.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Fitzkarraldo, what do you mean by "with the previous install"? It just started doing it with this latest update? Or it just stopped?

    I'm not sure why the scrolling would be slow, but I did...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing on the Dell Mini 12

    Try adding this to /etc/apt/sources.list. I'm not sure if all the dependencies and everything will work out though.



    deb http://netbook-remix.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu...
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