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

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Would there be any problem if I install fluxbox next to Mate?

My system is Ubuntu Mate 16.04.1 LTS My questions: (remember to answer each separately, please) 1- I want to install Fluxbox next to Mate, will I see issues? 2- Can I run Mate programs inside ...
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Ubuntu on Dell Latitude 11 Tablet

Did anybody succeed in installing Ubuntu on a Dell Latitude 11 Tablet? Particularly, I'd be interested in the 2016 version with m3 or m5 (Skylake generation). Unfortunately, I wasn't able to find a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Compatibility [duplicate]

How can I check if Ubuntu 16.04 is compatible with my laptop device or not? I notice that the certified hardware category on Ubuntu website doesn't show any support for 16.04.
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Run programs in compatibility mode

I want to know if there exist such a program that allows me to run a application native to Ubuntu with backwards compatibility, like in Windows.
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How can I play PokemonGo on Ubuntu?

Ubuntu at the moment has two platforms; Ubuntu (Unity7) 12.04 - 16.04 and Ubuntu Touch (Unity8) Phone, Tablet, and 16.10+ How does one play PokemonGo on either of these platforms?
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Hplip prints everything as booklet

When setting up my HP deskjet 4630 I must have done something wrong and now every print is in booklet format (two sides for any face). I have a 14.04 Ubuntu system.
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Desktops compatible with Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I'm looking to purchase a high-powered desktop that's compatible with 16.04, but the ubuntu certified page only lists one desktop that's certified to work. Do any of you have any suggestions for ...
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Is Ubuntu16.04 LTS compatible with HP Pavillion dv6 i7 [duplicate]

I need to know whether my HP Pavilion dv6 i7 quad core will run Ubuntu 16.04 LTS smoothly? Whether it will support all my HP laptop functions and vice versa? How resource intensive is Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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I can't move data between my New 3DS and Ubuntu

So, the New 3DS has a feature where you can wirelessly move data between your PC and N3DS, and I want to load mine up with podcasts and whatnot. Only problem is, even when Ubuntu does recognize the ...
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USB 3.0 port compatibility/driver issues

Since I have this laptop the USB 3.0 port always cause some trouble on Ubuntu. No matter which Ubuntu distribution I use/used. Most of the connected devices usually works. For example external USB ...
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Is Ubuntu 4K ready?

I'm planning on buying a 4k monitor, but have heard about some applications, (in general all operating systems) may not be ready for 4k which results in a very bad user experience. I mostly use ...
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Wacom Intuos Art Medium Compatibilty

I've been searching around and can't find an answer. If you buy a Intuos Art will it work out of the box on Ubuntu 14.04? I use Gimp if you're wondering. The reason I ask is because I really want to ...
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Will my motherboard support Ubuntu 14.04?

Greetings I recently upgraded my system to a new motherboarda and a new processor, (well I guess new everything) except my hard drives, which contain my operating system which is Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. ...
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Is the Jolicloud DE still available and what versions does it work with?

Since it was my first Linux distro, I'm nostalgic about the now discontinued Joli OS. I was delighted to read here that the desktop environment has been forked/ported to Ubuntu. That's a three years ...
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List of confirmed working Nvidia cards [closed]

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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Doesn't Matlab 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. I'...
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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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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? [duplicate]

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 ...