Installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an Asus eee pc 901

I thought that some of you could benefit from this

Samuel Kontiomaa

There are a few ways to install a new os on an eee pc but I believe that the easiest way is the following I did:

What I used:

1. Asus eee pc 901 with Ubuntu 11.10

2. Kingston 8gb DataTraveller (smaller will do of course)

3. ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso

How I did it:

I downloaded the iso-file from ubuntu’s website at

[UPDATE] Ubuntu 12.04 might be slow on the older eee pc’s like my 901 so you might want to try Xubuntu instead The installation should be the same as on the basic Ubuntu version.

after that I plugged my usb to the laptop and started the Startup Disc Creator -program which is defaultly installed on ubuntu.

I clicked the “Other…” button and located the downloaded iso file.

I checked that the creator used my Kingston on the “Disc to use:” option.

Next part doesn’t really matter which one…

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