[clug] Experiences with netbook-remix

Jim Croft jim.croft at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 21:00:24 MDT 2009

Tried to install UNR on a number of non-atom machines and it gagged...
was reminded that I should have done something with a certain kind of

Installed it on an EeePC900HA. The installed 'switcher' switches in
both directions but I find myself using it mostly in 'Trad' mode
because I like resizing 'n sliding multiple windows around 'n stuff...
Some dialog boxes have proven to be too big for the screen and it is
difficult to get at the 'ok' and 'not ok' buttons... but overall, it
works as described...


On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 12:14 PM, Robert Edwards<bob at cs.anu.edu.au> wrote:
> Those running Ubuntu Jaunty on their netbooks will no doubt be
> aware of the netbook-remix packages that claim to configure your
> Jaunty installation to be more netbook-friendly.
> My experiences on an Acer Aspire One have been somewhat less than
> enthralling. Installing desktop-switcher ("apt-get install
> desktop-switcher") claims to allow me to get my original classic
> Ubuntu Gnome experience back, but this is not the case, so far.
> All windows now open to max size, and I can't figure out which
> option to use to get the window manager to open windows (even
> alerts) to their normal, less than full-screen, size. Anyone
> know the answer?
> Anyone else having similar experiences with netbook-remix?
> Cheers,
> Bob Edwards.
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