(K)ubuntu @ Asus Eee PC 1001HA - request for advise.
basroufs at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 11:54:31 GMT 2010
This morning I again made a fresh install at the netbook. Now
successfully.With respect to installation of Kubuntu Karmic Netbook
remix at a netbook, two import recommendations have become clear to
It is strongly advisable to copy the Kubuntu image file to the USB
stick via usb-creator-kde EACH TIME AGAIN BEFORE EACH INSTALLATION
Before installing Kubuntu at the netbook, it is better to 'try Kubuntu
without changing anything at the computer' - i.e. the "live" version
at the USB stick. Why: in this situation it is possible to test
whether the internet connection works properly, which is important for
the installation process.
If the connection works properly, a grey-green icon of Networkmanager
An extra test in the case of Kubuntu Karmic Netbook Remix is the tab
'newspaper'. If the connection works properly, it reveals a kind of
KDE news blog headlines. But if the connection is not there, you see
only a failure report mentioning the impossibility to connect to the
KDE news blog. In that case it is better to again carry out
RECOMMENDATION 1: a new installation session with a fresh image file
copy at the stick.
Can anybody explain how exactly I could post both recommendations to/
at the Kubuntu help WIKI?
According to at least two persons who posted their advises in this
thread, "WICD" works better then KNETWORKMANAGER.
> I agree that wicd is much more reliable. Highly recommended.
Are you pointing at this app:
If so, does anybody have experience with both knetworkmanager and wicd
at a netbook or laptop with some version of Kubuntu?
> Installing it does remove knetworkmanager.
Does this removal happen automatically during the installation of
wicd? If so, does it happen without complications elsewhere in the
Thanks, respectfully yours,
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