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

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List of confirmed working Nvidia cards [on hold]

Is there a crowd-sourced list of Nvidia cards which are confirmed to actually work on Ubuntu with the proprietary Nvidia drivers? A matrix of Ubuntu version, Nvidia model and whether they work with ...
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Do WD HDDs work with Linux?

I'm planning on my first pc build and have decided to use a WD Blue WD10EZEX 1TB as hard drive. I've heard someone say that this drive had an encryption that made it useless with Linux. Is this true, ...
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Choosing a motherboard for a ubuntu build [closed]

I'm planning my first computer build. Because I love programming I decided to go with linux for a unix like operating system. I've spent hours reading about components. My first plans for a system ...
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MyGica S2870 HDTV Stick: how to configure it?

Running on ubuntu 14.04 LTS here. Not sure what else to add. Any suggestions on how to proceed? (other than going back to the store for something else, if possible) After trying a "sudo lsusb" ...
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Ubuntu tablet convergence on samsung galaxy note 8.0 gt-5110

I have a simple and straight forward question: Is my samsung galaxy note 8.0 (gt-5110) compatible with the new Ubuntu convergence tablet software, I would like to give it a spin :-) -Brainsalad
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Matlab not work on ubuntu 16.04?

MATLAB Crash Dump: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Segmentation violation detected at Thu Mar 3 01:40:49 2016 ...
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Gaming compatibility?

My Dell Inspiron notebook 3542 has a i3 quad-core processor and Intel HD Graphics. But, is Ubuntu gaming compatible? Or I need to install Windows? I am talking about games like Counter Strike, NFS ...
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Does Ubuntu support old Windows games?

I wanted a alternative for the Windows XP, its crashing a lot in Vmware Workstation
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Binary compatibility across an Ubuntu LTS release is guaranteed?

User space binaries(not kernel modules) which are built on 14.04 base(14.04.0) LTS are guaranteed to work on other 14.04 point releases and their updates i.e. 14.04.1 + updates to 14.04.5+updates? ...
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Is HP Envy TouchSmart 4-1210sg notebook compatible with Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS? [duplicate]

Is my Hewlett Packard Envy TouchSmart 4-1210sg notebook compatible with Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS? Thank you for your help.
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Lenovo T560 / T460 hardware compatibility

I see there is a certified T550 install, however did anybody try T560 or T460 yet? Can Ubuntu use an integrated GPU & sound card? And how about my Camera, Microphone, etc? If anyone has some ...
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Wacom One compatibility

Have this one, but don't defined as it should be. Don't defined pressure level, and don't detected by Wacom Tablet in Ubuntu Settings.
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Compatibility of Ubuntu 12.04 with HW RAID part number: L5-25413-17

I am setting up a Linux server with Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use HW RAID part number L5-25413-17. Has anyone successfully done this?
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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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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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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.