Questions that relate to the compatibility of software and hardware with Ubuntu

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Touch Screen Laptop Not Laptop/Tablet

A computer person at a store said Ubuntu recently supports a touch screen Ubuntu but not the Laptop/tablet with stylistic pen or hand writing without some stk files or special files to make it work. ...
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I am seeking advice on ubuntu fonts and compatibility [on hold]

We are developing a Java app on Windows that will run on a touchscreen connected to an ubuntu server. The font choice on Windows was Tahoma. When the app runs on the touchscreen, the font displays at ...
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Me too, no WiFi after installing Lubuntu 15.10 (Wily) [duplicate]

After 24 years on PCs, I stepped into the Linux world and installed Lubuntu 15.10 on an old laptop. Installation appears to have gone OK, not that I have any understanding of this new platform. During ...
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Wifi connection problem after updating [duplicate]

The thing is that I need some help with my Ubuntu 14.04. After running an update and rebooting my system, I am not able to connect to WiFi or any other networks. It says: The system network ...
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14.04--Routine update killed network-manager, unable to connect to any networks [duplicate]

I am running 14.04 LTS on a Dell XPS 13 9343. Today I did a routine update through Software Updater and restarted when it prompted me. When I logged back in I had no internet connection and no icon ...
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Network manager issue: The system network services are not compatible with this version [duplicate]

I have seen relevant solutions in askubuntu and other sites but none worked for me so far. I reinstalled network manager, modem manager, tried to upgrade them and manually install everything, also ...
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Does Ubuntu support these graphics and cad software?

For my work and study I use the following applications: Autocad Google Sketchup Adobe Photoshop Adobe illustrator Rhinosores 3D Studio Max Autodesk Maya Lumion Adobe After effect Cinema 4D. I ...
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Using Ubuntu distributions with a 2 in 1 laptop foldable tablet

With these 2 in 1 laptop/Tablet can you dual boot Ubuntu distribution still with windows 10 Home? If you can that is what I'm looking for. I want to continue to use linux but just on a laptop/tablet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 vs hardware?

I'm about to upgrade my dev laptop. I've been running Ubuntu on a Dell Latitude E6520 for the last 3 years since I got the laptop brand new. I've always had problems with Ubuntu (from 12.04 to 14.04) ...
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Will “Lima” work with Ubuntu 14.04

Thinking about buying a"Lima"distributed storage device, but was wondering whether it will work with my ubuntu 14.04 machines also Mint Rafaela cinnamon
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Does Ubuntu support Windows applications?

I would like to know if the Ubuntu OS can run Windows applications. Such as .exe, .dll files. Or games like Call of Duty. Without needing to download any application such as wine. My guess is it ...
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As of 2016, is there a simple way to produce good looking MS Word documents (.docx)?

I use Word 2016 on my PC, word 2013 at college and Libre Office on my main machine. I can use Libre Office to save as a .doc or .docx file, but that often messes with the formatting: Saved as Docx ...
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chromium on linux - clipboard won't be transferred over rdesktop to win7

well the title say it all... when I copy some text in chromium on Ubuntu and want to paste that into some text-munching field (editor, form, browser) on a windows 7 machine connected via ...
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Are windows compatible components compatible with Ubuntu? [closed]

Well I'm building a computer and the components are windows compatible in description, so if i get them and run Ubuntu in BIOS, will they work?
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Newest Mplab software that works with Ubuntu and ICD2

I have an old ICD2, used with an old version of MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE) under Windows. Now I need to use this hardware again for a microcontroller but my OS is nowadays Kubuntu ...
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Are Windows programs compatible with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu yesterday on my Asus ux303lb and I was wondering if all the programs and files I had on my laptop while using windows (which I still have because I installed Ubuntu through a ...
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Linux compatibility with mouses and a few other related questions [closed]

I'm planning on getting the mionix Castor mouse. I was just wondering if I were to get the software, change some stuff and disable every profile but the first one, change over to my linux machine, ...
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Ubuntu not compatible with my custom built desktop

I custom built a desktop PC today, and I'd like to run ubuntu 15.10 on it. It boots up, then right when I start to see unity desktop, I get a white, unresponsive screen (no mouse showing or anything). ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04

I am planning to upgrade to 16.04 from 14.04 as soon as a stable version is released. How can I check easily that whether all my current apps will be compatible and supported on the new LTS version ...
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ubuntu compatibility with toshiba c850 p5010

Is ubuntu compatible with TOSHIBA SATELLITE C850 p5010?? I have searched for many tutorials but I didn't get any of them. Can anyone help me out in this? If it is compatible, then please explain ...
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Ubuntu compatibilty on Cosmos III laptop (pcspecialist)

I am planning on buying a new laptop and I would like to dual boot it with Ubuntu and Windows (I need the latter, it is not an option...), but I need to be sure that I will not have any problem when I ...
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Compile a program in a “compatibility mode”

I need to use a program called SPMRoot. It works great on Ubuntu 12.04, but somehow it can't compile without errors in ubuntu 14/04 due some libraries dependencies or anything like that. Is there a ...
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Is ubuntu installed compaq 610 any SSD compatibile?

I am using ubuntu 14 LTS. Memory 1.9GB | processor: intel core 2duo cpu T5870 @ 2.00 GHz *2 | Graphics : Intel 965 GME/GLE | OS Type : 64bit sam@sam:~$ sudo lshw -short PCI (sysfs) H/W ...
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Will Ubuntu 64-bit support my PC with of 2 gb ram? [closed]

Can I install Ubuntu 64-bit onto my PC? Here are my specs: 2 gb ram x64 processor 3.2 ghz
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Is there software for reading acsm files?

my University Library uses bluefire reader, for allowing off site viewing of ebooks. The software produces .acsm files, and is compatible with Android, and IOS. Is there a software for Ubuntu which ...
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Will Ubuntu work on my new build?

I am getting a new desktop soon and wanted to know if Ubuntu is compatible with my build. I will be using it to play Minecraft on high settings with shaders enabled. Here is the complete list of ...
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Ubuntu Oracle hardware compatibility

I need to deploy Ubuntu in a X5-2 Oracle server , I read the list of Ubuntu server certified hardware and Oracle isn´t there , there´s a path or a way to certified Ubuntu for Oracle servers in order ...
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Will Ubuntu on former Windows tablet support touchscreen?

I have the Linx 8 inch tablet. There used to be Windows 8.1 on it, but the Windows partition is damaged, and I can't install it again. When I reinstall Windows, the touchscreen is not working. Will ...
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Ubuntu PC configuration [closed]

I am planning a purchase of desktop components. I want them all to be compataible with Ubuntu (14.04 at the moment). I am not that good with hardware and i am not sure if all of the components will ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with UNIX applications?

As somebody interested in backwards compatibility, I'm wondering if Ubuntu can natively run true-blue UNIX applications. Does this work?
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Norton Products (on Ubuntu/Linux) [duplicate]

Do I need to use an anti-virus software with Ubuntu such as Norton?
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Is it possible to install metasploit on Ubuntu touch

I know that it is possible to install Metasploit on iPhones and somehow on Android mobile devices, today I installed ubuntu emulator and try ubuntu touch directly from my computer and I have a ...
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Compatibility with Asus Zenbook UX501 series [closed]

I was looking for a powerful Notebook and found the Asus Zenbook UX501JW-FI177H. I've done some research about problems with Ubuntu, but could not find anything for this model. Does anyone have ...
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Is my ASUS F200M 64-bits Notebook PC compatible with Ubuntu 15.04?

Is my ASUS F200M 64-bits Notebook PC compatible with Ubuntu 15.04? My PC is not in the certified PC list of www.ubuntu.com/certification/catalog web side.
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Ubuntu Symantec compatibility

A software vendor has told me that Ubuntu Server 12.04 is not compatible with Symantec's Endpoint Protection Version 12 Anti-Virus software. Was I told correctly?
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Keyboard mapping multiple keys to l shift (ubuntu 14.04)

I just recently bought a new wired keyboard and all the ctrl, alt, super keys do not work. I checked using xev to check the keys and everything is given a keycode of 50 which maps to the left shift. ...
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Is the Gigabyte Brix (GB-BXBT-2807) compatible with Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm not sure if it is true, but I have a feeling a lot of companies will neglect to state whether or not non-standard operating systems are supported, in order to save themselves the hassle of the ...
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Can I use a lacie porche design 2Tb external hard drive on ubuntu without deleting the files on it?

Hi can I use a lacie 2Tb porsche design external hard drive without losing the files on it ?
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About compatibility between specific printer and Ubuntu 12.04

Is an HP photosmart P1000, model c6723a compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 OS? I can't find this out from HP or anywhere I have researched. Please help.
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Touchpad issues - Elantech PS/2

I was able to getit working with: sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps My laptop's touchpad (Elantech, I think) is not working whatsoever. I am dual-booting Win8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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Random USB ports turned off and ethernet not working

Bear with me, there's a lot to get through. I built a computer with the intention of writing android software as a project. Initially I installed Ubuntu and I couldn't, for the life of me, get the ...
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Can I run 32/64 bit mathematica on Ubuntu touch?

I'm going to install Ubuntu on my google nexus 9 tablet based on 64-bit Nvidia tegra dual denver processor. After that can I run Wolfram Mathematica 32/64 bit,or any other 3rd party desktop ...
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.exe compatibility layer?

Is there a piece of software that will let me run .exe files as soon as I install the program, without having to go through a complicated process like Wine or PlayOnLinux makes me do? I would like to ...
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RISCOS emulator?

In the riscos, there is one app that I really enjoy. (other than that, I hate riscos). I have the source code, or the folder from which the program runs. In riscos, directories are executed. Is ...
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Is Asus Sonar U7 usb audio interface fully compatible with Linux?

I've found a lot of useless questions and blog entries regarding Linux compatibility with sound cards, but no real information from real users. That's why I'm writing this question. I've got a good ...
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Do Windows mice work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I want to buy a mouse for my PC, but as I was searching I saw in the product details that it had to have Windows as the OS. I have a Ubuntu/Windows duel boot and I was wondering if mice for Windows ...
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Can my computer run ubuntu 14.04 smoothly?

I've attempted to boot it onto my pc multiple times, but it fails. I'm running a pc with AMD FX-8320, NVIDIA GTX 760, (Windows 8), and Gigabyte 970A-UD3P motherboard.
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Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Spectre 13-3000ed

I am thinking of buying the HP Spectre 13-3000ed ultrabook and my question is: will it work with Ubuntu 14.04? Specs: Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8-3.0GHz 13.3" WQHD (2560x1440) Glare + Touch 8192MB RAM ...
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Know if I buy a compatible hardware

I want to buy a Micro Core I5 3340 Mother Gigabyte GA H61M S1 DDR3 4GB RAM 1TB WD SATA 3 16mb This hardware, will be compatible with ubuntu 14.04 and further? Thanks for help me :)
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What are limitations of ubuntu phone comparing to ubuntu desktop? [closed]

All the reviews for ubuntu phone seems to be targeted for phone users (how is the touch, gestures, scopes, etc). I am however, interested to know about this new OS as an ubuntu users. I was wondering ...