Tag: netbook

Windows XP: End of the life

Microsoft announced that Windows XP will not be supported any more until April 8, 2014. There are certain terms of Microsoft support lifecycle. Mainstream support: Microsoft will offer mainstream support for a minimum of 5 years from the date of a product’s general availability, or for 2 years after the successor product is released, whichever

Home Network

We are heavily relaying on the network, or Internet. Now I would like to share how I connect all my devices in my house. Internet service is provided by Shaw. It is the only choice in my area. Connection: Coaxial cable connect the Modem from the wall. Then connect Modem and my Router A by

Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04

Ubuntu Netbook Edition is designed for Netbook. Such as what I have, Acer Aspire One with 8GB only. First of all. Download the UNE from the official site. The ISO file is about 700MB. It took me 40 minutes to complete download. The second step is Create my own UNE flash drive It is bootable

Flash Bios without command

Acer Aspire One A110 has new bios released. I want to update it. 1) Download bios package from the official site. Link 2) I use the windows flash tool to update it. 3) Restart the netbook. It is failed to boot up. When I press power button. It start to boot. I can go into

Install Windows 7 on Netbook

Here is a general instruction about how to install Windows 7 on Netbook. 1. Prepare the USB disk with 4GB. The ISO is about 2.4G. So the 2GB usb flash drive is not big enough. 2.Have the Windows 7 ISO on hand. 3. Plug flash disk into your PC First type DISKPART and hit enter.

New Features of Ubuntu 9.04

Ubuntu will release 9.04 in three days. I will upgrade my Ubuntu box when it is really released. Now I would like to go through the ne features of Ubuntu 9.04 Ubuntu 9.04 includes the latest GNOME 2.26 desktop environment. brasero All in one CD-burning application. It is default. gnome-display-properties has new features to support

Ubuntu 9.04 released in 7 days

I installed a Ubuntu 8.10 last Friday for Grace. Actually, it is Edubuntu. That means install Ubuntu 8.10 desktop version on PC first. Than install Edubuntu add-on on it. There is a lot of software for free. Free to install, free to use. For kids learning. What about Ubuntu 9.04