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Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-28-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By Sam111111
It depends what you want. The 10v is faster,...

It depends what you want.
The 10v is faster, normally, has a better graphics card [shocking] and more standardized hardware.
However, the 1010 can have a HD screen, and ... umm ... yeah, I think...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-22-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,567
Posted By Sam111111
Sweet, OP, thanks for the info: I'll try...

Sweet, OP, thanks for the info: I'll try downloading that posthaste!
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-18-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,519
Posted By Sam111111
I had some problems with using Google Video, I...

I had some problems with using Google Video, I think mainly because the documentation is unclear. Skype has been working fine on XP with SP3 for me, though.
*edit*
No problem, good luck finding...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-18-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Sam111111
Ha ... ha ... ha. Anyways, no, I haven't tried...

Ha ... ha ... ha.
Anyways, no, I haven't tried it, but I'm curious about it. Windows XP works well enough for me, though.
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-14-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,746
Posted By Sam111111
Huh, so I guess even with the difference between...

Huh, so I guess even with the difference between flash and normal HD's it still works.
Well, happy to hear that it worked. Learn something new every day. :P
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-14-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,572
Posted By Sam111111
Dell has this webcam software. Should make the...

Dell has this webcam software. Should make the webcam work, you can record videos, etc. etc.
I personally just use Skype[http://skype.com/]. Free, easy, family members use it.
Forum: Beginners Questions 09-14-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,322
Posted By Sam111111
Go to 'view' [in Firefox or IE or SRWare Iron]...

Go to 'view' [in Firefox or IE or SRWare Iron] and select 'zoom out'.
The Mini 10 has an odd resolution with the default screen [as all netbooks do ... well, most netbooks], so it may be awkward...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-13-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,746
Posted By Sam111111
pentatonic: Yes, there's a big difference between...

pentatonic: Yes, there's a big difference between a USB-attached external HD and a thumb drive.
Do you have an external CD burner? I didn't feel like going through the problems formatting the thumb...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-12-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,533
Posted By Sam111111
My Acer 9' one froze once. That's called "having...

My Acer 9' one froze once. That's called "having a motherboard failure".
Haven't had any problems with my Mini 9 or 10, though Ubuntu installing was kind of dodgy on the 10 [for obvious reasons, +...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-12-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 49,542
Posted By Sam111111
Follow the instructions! BAH. If your video...

Follow the instructions! BAH.
If your video driver doesn't work you can boot using the crappy video drivers [switch displays if you need to] and then enter this:
"

sudo apt-get install...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-12-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 49,542
Posted By Sam111111
Did you add the two keys? It sounds like you...

Did you add the two keys? It sounds like you didn't do this part:
"
Add this to your repository

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntu-mobile.list

add these 2 lines


deb Index of...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-11-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,842
Posted By Sam111111
I didn't have wubi.exe on a USB key, just...

I didn't have wubi.exe on a USB key, just installed it directly to the desktop and double-clicked, but I didn't have any problem.
So ... I dunno. If you're having problems you can just put wubi.exe...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-10-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 49,542
Posted By Sam111111
This is helpful. I was just wandering around...

This is helpful.
I was just wandering around the internet and saw that there are a couple other useful links to grab if you're installing stuff.
First off, this:
How To: Uninstall Ubuntu - Ubuntu...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-02-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By Sam111111
I paid $15 more! And I may not have gotten the...

I paid $15 more! And I may not have gotten the white color, or the TV tuner, or the SSD, or the extra warranty stuff, or the LoJack stuff, or the McAfee thing, or the 1.6 gig processor ...
BUT I DID...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 09-01-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By Sam111111
Privacy on the internet = security [the less...

Privacy on the internet = security [the less people with your data the better], and plus it's built on a newer open-source version of Chrome's engine, so it should be faster either way.
I also like...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-31-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By Sam111111
Web Browsers: you guys should use SRWare Iron

Basically, what the title says. To sum: Iron's been much, much faster than Firefox for me. And it [supposedly, I'm not gonna root through the code, screw that] doesn't have the security pratfalls of...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-23-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,175
Posted By Sam111111
Well, what do you want the Mini 10 for? I think...

Well, what do you want the Mini 10 for?
I think GMA 500 performance will get better ...
eventually ...
but it won't be near the Ions.
The Ions will cost a bunch more money, though.
If you don't...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-22-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By Sam111111
That's the 10v. And yes, 2 gigs of RAM is the...

That's the 10v. And yes, 2 gigs of RAM is the max.
I dunno about being happy about it, the 10v doesn't have the widescreen. mmmmm widescreen. [looks at new mini 10.]

@ below: Eh, I'd still buy...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-17-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,832
Posted By Sam111111
An update: I got sick of the games Dell plays...

An update: I got sick of the games Dell plays with the publically available coupons, so I bought one for $1.50 and found a black, 6 cell, HD screen, Atom 1.3 system for $299. Good times. :D I can't...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-15-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By Sam111111
From what I've heard, neither Mini has a fan [not...

From what I've heard, neither Mini has a fan [not the 9 nor the 10].
Also, Windows 7 has like 50 different types. You're thinking of Windows 7 Starter I meant the next level up. Nobody wants...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-15-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By Sam111111
It looks like they've upgraded the Mini 10 to...

It looks like they've upgraded the Mini 10 to Windows Vista: however, if you want Windows 7 I'd wait until it actually releases, just because last I checked it was ineligible for the free upgrade to...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-13-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,832
Posted By Sam111111
My problem is that I'm cheap. There is one on the...

My problem is that I'm cheap. There is one on the outlet RIGHT NOW ... well, two actually ... scratch+dent's for $300 that are both 6-cell and HD. They're even the more powerful processor.
I don't...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-11-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By Sam111111
I've been sniping the Outlet for a little while...

I've been sniping the Outlet for a little while [3~4 days during pare time, of which ... I've got a ****ton] and the best I've found is a Scratch+Dent Mini 10 for $250, or the one-step-higher one...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-10-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By Sam111111
It's all in what you want. I've heard the 3-cell...

It's all in what you want. I've heard the 3-cell doesn't last too long at all [2~3 hours], so I would opt for the 6-cell, even with the protruding battery issues. Other than that, though, I don't see...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 08-09-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,832
Posted By Sam111111
A couple questions about the Mini 10 that people have probably already answered.

This is what you get for not having a sticky thread!!!
Anyways. I'm moving from a Dell mini 9. Or am going to. So, questions:
-How is the fan/HD noise with the 160 GB HD? And how sturdy is it? I'm...
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