Unlock Acer AspireOne Linpus Mini Laptop

This page helps you to install all the applications out there written for Linux.


Acer Aspire One - Reference URLs

Installing Skype

The Acer Guy - Getting Skype on the Aspire One

Aspireone User Forurm

An Unofficial Acer blog from someone on the inside
AspireOneUser.com - Acer Aspire One Resource Forum & Blog

RPM Resources

Acer Aspire One User Mini laptop netbook notebook resource forum blog

MyStartingPage - Rpm.livna.org wiki




Configure Linpus Desktop Icons

#Configration file:
/home/user/.config/xfce4/desktop/group-app.xml



Cannot run Add/Remove Software

Problem Symptom
[Advanced Menu] -> System -> Add/Remove Software

"repodm.xml" cannot be found.



Solution

#Bring up the command prompt
[Advanced Menu] -> Terminal

#Change current directory to the configuration directory
Terminal> cd /etc/yum.repos.d/

#Copy this file to your home directory
Terminal> cp fedora.repo /mnt/home/Documents/

#Also make a backup copy
Terminal> cp fedora.repo /mnt/home/Documents/fedora.repo-bkup

#Copy this file to your home directory
Terminal> cp fedora-updates.repo /mnt/home/Documents/

#Also make a backup copy
Terminal> cp fedora-updates.repo /mnt/home/Documents/fedora-updates.repo-bkup

#Edit /mnt/home/Documents/fedora.repo
Uncomment the base URL line, delete the MirrorURL line

#Edit /mnt/home/Documents/fedora-updates.repo
Uncomment the base URL line, delete the MirrorURL line

#Login yourself as "root" user
Terminal> su - root

#Change current directory to the configuration directory
Terminal> cd /etc/yum.repos.d/

#Overwrite the original configuration file with the new one you edited
Terminal> cp /mnt/home/Documents/fedora.repo ./

#Overwrite the original configuration file with the new one you edited
Terminal> cp /mnt/home/Documents/fedora-updates.repo ./





Cannot Browse SAMBA FS Drive

See: Acer Aspire Reference URLs

Instead of trying to figure out how to get SAMFS working in Fedora, you can simply download Konqueror as your file manager to browse any network drive on SAMBA.