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Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,545
Posted By fdalbor
I downloaded it and installed in on a old C600...

I downloaded it and installed in on a old C600 someone gave me that had a bad hard drive. Bought a used 20 gig hard drive and away we went. Works much better than I ever thought it would. Alot of...
Forum: Ubuntu 12-24-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,191
Posted By fdalbor
I don't know if Ubuntu has discontinued the GMA...

I don't know if Ubuntu has discontinued the GMA 500 support for 10.04 as I have been trying for the past week to install either the PSB drivers or the EMGD drivers on a new download of 10.04 using...
Forum: Ubuntu 12-11-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,025
Posted By fdalbor
On the bottom of the mini there is a service tag...

On the bottom of the mini there is a service tag number. Go to the Dell web site and put in that number and it will tell you exactly which mini you have.

There are other ways to tell but you...
Forum: Ubuntu 12-10-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,025
Posted By fdalbor
Depends on which Mini 10 you have; the 1010;...

Depends on which Mini 10 you have; the 1010; 1011; 1012; or the 1018. It makes a difference. Lswartz is right about 10.04 and it does offer long term support and it is the ubuntu I use on my 1010....
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 12-03-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By fdalbor
Chrome will work on the 1010; but it does not...

Chrome will work on the 1010; but it does not support the GMA 500 graphics so I would not recommend it. If you want to try Linux I use Ubuntu; Joli 1.2 and Mandriva One 2010. All these support GMA...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-27-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,350
Posted By fdalbor
Does it try to boot at all. You might want to try...

Does it try to boot at all. You might want to try checking the partition and seeing if it has been set as a boot able partition. If you don't have a partition program you can download Easeus's...
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 11-15-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,862
Posted By fdalbor
If you just want to experiment try one of the...

If you just want to experiment try one of the Linux's. You don't even have to get rid of Windows 7. Just dual boot. I run Ubuntu 10.04; Mandriva One, and Joli 1.2 on my 1010 and all of them run quite...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 11-06-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By fdalbor
Mandriva 2011 on 1010

:confused: I just finished downloading the new Mandriva 2011 and running it on my 1010. Not good; first it does not support the GMA graphics like 2010 and the Mud version of 2010 did; second it does...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,314
Posted By fdalbor
Back in May of 2009 there was a lively debate (on...

Back in May of 2009 there was a lively debate (on the forum) about the good or bad of keeping your 1010 on the power cord all the time. Some felt you would be running on power and not harming the...
Forum: Linux 10-03-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 783
Posted By fdalbor
Mandriva Mud edition of 2010

Just installed the Mud edition of Mandriva 2010 on a USB drive and am happy to say it is a good addition for the 1010 with its GMA 500 graphics

I realize there is not alot of development...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-18-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,649
Posted By fdalbor
Good luck and I hope it works as well as you hope...

Good luck and I hope it works as well as you hope it will. fdalbor;)
Forum: Linux 08-22-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By fdalbor
Sorry but I do not have a HDMI external display...

Sorry but I do not have a HDMI external display so I cannot comment on how well the HDMI display port works on the 1010. fdalbor
Forum: Linux 08-21-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By fdalbor
Actually Joli 1.2 is the easiest to get running...

Actually Joli 1.2 is the easiest to get running on the 1010. You just download it and go; it will install all the drivers necessary to get the best results from GMA 500.

Mandriva One is...
Forum: Linux 08-03-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By fdalbor
I am pretty sure that the only Dell Mini with...

I am pretty sure that the only Dell Mini with HDMI output (and port)is the 1010 so I don't know if you have any choice as to which model to use besides the 1010. fdalbor
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-01-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,397
Posted By fdalbor
The install program for Ubuntu will give you the...

The install program for Ubuntu will give you the option to use as much of your hard drive for Ubuntu as you wish too without affecting Win 7 or XP at all. I have installed many different Linux's...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 07-22-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,397
Posted By fdalbor
It is possible to upgrade the ram in the 1010;...

It is possible to upgrade the ram in the 1010; but it is a expensive upgrade and only a few people have done it.
Quite a few people run Win 7 on the 1010 and have no problems with it only...
Forum: Linux 07-21-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,611
Posted By fdalbor
Smile While I would agree that Joli 1.2 is very, very...

While I would agree that Joli 1.2 is very, very good and by far the easiest Linux to get properly working on the 1010 I still rate Ubuntu 10.04 and Mandriva One as very good alternatives. They are...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 06-29-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By fdalbor
Hate to say this; but mine came from Wal Mart;...

Hate to say this; but mine came from Wal Mart; they probably had Dell make some extra special cheaper ones without a Led light to save a extra 75 cents. fdalbor
Forum: Linux 06-29-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,494
Posted By fdalbor
Thanks for the update; I think I will download it...

Thanks for the update; I think I will download it and try it on my 1010 (which already has the GMA graphics enabled with 10.04). I have a backup copy (10.04)on a spare 4gig USB drive so if it goes...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 06-29-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By fdalbor
Count yourself lucky. My 1010 is so old (2009)...

Count yourself lucky. My 1010 is so old (2009) the charger that came with it; NEVER had a Led light to even go out. haha; fdalbor
Forum: Dell Mini 1012 06-12-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By fdalbor
Sounds like you accidently set your system to...

Sounds like you accidently set your system to send or receive fax's at boot up time and you don't have a printer setup to receive or send fax's so the system is returning an error code. fdalbor
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 06-12-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By fdalbor
Good effort to install the screen. Hope the guy...

Good effort to install the screen. Hope the guy you bought the system from doesn't feel you hood winked him. Only kidding. Good effort again; while the instructions are good its still a effort to...
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 06-12-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,287
Posted By fdalbor
This might sound like a dumb answer; but did you...

This might sound like a dumb answer; but did you activate the external VGA output on the keyboard to send a signal to the external device. Don't have a 1018; but my 1010 uses the F1 key to send a...
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 06-12-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,895
Posted By fdalbor
If I were you I would ditch Norton and get Avast...

If I were you I would ditch Norton and get Avast or Avira in its place. Either of the A's take a great deal less resources than Norton. I won't even use Norton on my two desk tops or my full size...
Forum: Dell Mini 1018 06-12-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By fdalbor
Rrfranczak3 is dead on. It should not make any...

Rrfranczak3 is dead on. It should not make any difference at all if the power supply is plugged in or not if you have a decent battery charge (25% or better). IN fact I rarely ever use my power...
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