From: Simon Brooke on
On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 17:03:40 +0000, Simon Brooke wrote:

> On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 15:29:01 +0000, Andy Davison wrote:
>> On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 11:58:04 +0000, Simon Brooke wrote:
>>> Any suggestions?
>> Have you tried running UNR? My cousin has a Windows XP Dell Mini 9
>> which has a terminal SSD problem and won't boot so I put UNR onto a USB
>> key and she now uses that. What surprised me was that the WiFi worked
>> out of the box as they say and I didn't have to install anything
>> myself.
> H'mmm... Curse you, Red Baron.
> Ubuntu Netbook Remix boot from USB key resulted in everything being
> autodetected properly. screen resolution is fine, wireless network
> detected and enabled. Presumably, if I put a standard Ubuntu 9.10 key
> in, the same would happen. Time, I think, to back up my home directory
> and reinstall.
> In 8.04 I really disliked the Maximus 'every window takes over the whole
> screen' thing, and quickly got rid of it. With Netbook Remix it seems it
> may be more tolerable. I might give it a try.

Right, backed up home dir, installed UNR, went smoothly and painlessly,
restored home directory, everything happy.

Thanks all.


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