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Ubuntu on old MAC MINI 1.42 GHz /512/?

I'm totally new in this subject... Is there a possibility to install Ubuntu on an old MAC MINI 1.42 GHz | 512 | without INTEL processor? If not does anybody have an idea for another system/OS?
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Why is Libre Office unable to retain the original setting/arrangement of Microsoft Office documents? [on hold]

When a Microsoft Office document is imported to Libre Office writer, the settings/arrangement of the typed document become distorted/re-arranged. How can I retain the original layout?
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is Ubuntu not compatible with pentium quad-core Toshiba C 50 -A P0014?

I bought a new toshiba C 50 -A P0014 laptop, and tried to install Ubuntu on it. Because it was not working properly, I left my laptop with the shop keeper to install it for me, and so he did, however: ...
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What are the issues of having KDE libs with Gnome and vica versa

I'm a KDE user with one or two of Gnome applications, notably Tomboy Notes. So far I've not experienced any actual issues that I could pin point to being caused by having Gnome libs on my KDE based ...
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Low Graphics Mode on COMPAQ computer

I am very new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have an obsolete brand of computer with these specs: Compaq Presario-SR1500NX, 3000+AMD Processor, 256MB-PC2700 memory, 80GB-7200RPM hard drive. I am stuck with ...
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Is Ubuntu Desktop compatible with Acer Aspire hardware

Does anyone know if Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 is compatible with the Acer Aspire ATC-605-UB11. This system has the following specs: Intel processor = i5-4440 Memory = 8GB RAM Hard Drive Capacity = 1TB ...
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Ubuntu Compatibility / New PC [duplicate]

How can I find out if Ubuntu runs on a certain PC? I need to buy a new PC because my old one is broken. What about a PC with these specifications: Gigabyte H81M-D2V Intel socket 1150 w/ Intel ...
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Sony PCG TR5MP compatibility

I am trying to restore the TR5MP to usable life by replacing Windows XP with Ubuntu 13.1. Using the 32-bit version a message appears on the screen saying that a component (pae) is missing. It then ...
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Installation decision

it's my first attempt to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 on my PC. There is already Win7 and WinXP installed. I also have 4 HDD with various partitions. When I used the Windows Installer method, it completed ...
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Upgrading 13.04 to 13.10 compatibility

I have an AMD CPU with radeon graphics card tower. When I tried to install 12.04 and 13.10 using burned disc I had problems with the graphics from the installation phase. 13.04 installed without ...
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How can I have my Ubuntu PC (13.10) connect to a Xbox 360 Kinect?

How can I have my Xbox 360 Kinect be registered as a device to my computer? I don't just want to be able to use it as a webcam, although that is still helpful. Is there any software for Ubuntu that ...
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RAID Controller Hardware compatability?

I might be out of my element here, I am new to Ubuntu Server, and I am a intermediate Linux/Unix user, but zero experience with admin of such. I am trying to build a server to play with for media ...
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Is there any software that can interface between linux and apple?

As far as I can tell there is nothing an iphone or other apple device can link up with Ubuntu but is the any can kind of bridging software that will work and if not is there any development project ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu amd 64bit to intel 64bit?

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 for about a year and half now on my laptop with an intel processor. When I installed it I was dumb enough to commit the mistake of downloading a amd 64bit version of the ...
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Has the Emerald window decorator been abandoned in terms of development?

Apparently, the Emerald window decorator, which runs with the [Compiz window manager] (somehow I get the feeling that "runs" is not the correct word to use here), offers many fantastic-looking themes ...
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Is Bluefish text editor compatible for Xfce(GKT2)?

I like Bluefish text editor but want to make sure it doesn't have a huge set of libraries that will swamp my small computer. I'm using Xubuntu 13.10.
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SDHC vs SDXC cards for Linux

I recently bought a Zenbook prime of 128GB and I bought a microSD to SD adapter for macbook air (because of the low profile). It's working great with my SDHC that I had on the phone. I'm thinking ...
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Very Slow SDXC Card Read/Writes

Recently took my laptop which had Windows 7 on it and did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 Bit. The laptop has a 128GB Class 10 Kingston SDXC card installed. I used the card in Windows without any ...
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Best Z87 Motherboard compatibility with linux [closed]

Hi everyone so first I'd like to apology for my poor english. I'm going to build a new computer so I took those parts: - intel i4930K - EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB OR the TI one OR EVGA GeForce GTX 690 ...
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Is Ubuntu Phone Compatible with Moto G [duplicate]

Well I Know Ubuntu Phone Works For Nexus; However, I Wanted To Know, Will It Work On My "Moto G" Jelly Bean 16GB..
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Does Ubuntu work on the Lenovo W500? [closed]

What works, what doesn't work? Would you recommend it overall?
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Does Ubuntu work on the 2013 Dell XPS 15 (9530)? [closed]

What hardware components work, and what doesn't work?
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F2A85V-PRO motherboard with AMD A10-5800K processor issue with linux systems [closed]

Since I bought my new machine - F2A85-V PRO motherboard, AMD A10-5800K processor and 16GB CORSAIR RAM, Im facing problems with installing every x64 based linux distribution. But not only installing. ...
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How Well Does Logitech G430 Work With Linux [closed]

I run Elementary OS which is based of Ubuntu 12.04 and I was wondering if anyone had tried Logitech G430s with 12.04.
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Hardware compatibility of my system

I am planning to switch from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu soon (maybe in April when 14.04 is out). I already installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC, but got the feeling it doesn't run smoothly. I got to admit I ...
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Ubuntu not working properly on the new Lenovo X1 Carbon [closed]

I've recently changed my lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon gen1 (it broke :S). But since I liked it so much I changed it into the "new lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon" ...
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Ubuntu Compatibility with Dell Inspiron 7537? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 7537 laptop and I was wondering if I will successfully be able to install Ubuntu on this system. I have read about problems with laptops newer than 2012 and issues ...
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ubuntu compatible avec en CPU AMD A8-4500M APU with tm HD graphics 1.90 GHZ [duplicate]

je cherche a Installer Ubuntu (n importe quel version ) mais compatible avec un CPU AMD A8-4500M APU with tm HD graphics 1.90 GHZ Translation: I’m looking for a Ubuntu installer (doesn't matter ...
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Game compatibility

I was wondering if Ubuntu supports games like Battlefield, Minecraft, etc. Because the OS seems cool, but I want to still be able to play my games. Thanks, Ryan J
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Are there specific file extensions that aren't compatible with Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu version 12.04.2 LTS Are there any specific programs or file extensions that are not compatible with Ubuntu? Can all .exe extensions be run on Ubuntu? I have just started using this ...
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is ubuntu 12.04LTS comapatible with toshiba L50-a-138

I just bought Toshiba L50-A-138. Thing I wont to know is weather Ubuntu compatible with it ? Will all drivers work fine, especially VGA (cuda and optimus technology) ? Here is the link to ...
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Is it possible to install packages from another linux distribution?

To be more precise, an executable returns this error: error while loading shared libraries: libftdi1.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I can't find that library ...
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Is Toshiba L50-A-1CU compatible with Ubuntu?

I am about to buy a Toshiba L50-A-1CU laptop, but unfortunately it runs Windows 8 and it is not in the official Ubuntu compatibility list. Actually, Toshiba disappeared from the list completely. ...
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Should I defragment my hard disk before installing using WUBI? [duplicate]

Is it advisable to defragment my hard disk before using WUBI? Is there any other precautions that I should take before using WUBI ? My os is windows XP-32 bit.
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Is Cairo-dock full compatible after installation of amd driver with The fan club website

I have installed on my Ubuntu 12.04. LTS, the version beta for the amd driver ( AMD Radeon HD 7650M) with the website tool The Fan Club (http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/ubuntu-amd-catalyst-install) ...
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Should I remove system hdd with windows 7 TrueCrypt encrypton before making it dual boot with Ubuntu?

The system hdd is just one partition, windows 7 installed and the whole partition encrypted by TrueCrypt. Should I remove that before making new partition and installing Ubuntu on it (dual boot) ...
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How to get Ubuntu for tablet (or Fablet) and how to get the list of tablets compatible with that OS?

How to get Ubuntu for tablet and how to have the tablet compatible with that OS ? Thanks Regards Eric perottet
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Ubuntu 13.10 Compatible with an Asus U46e-bal6?

If I remember correctly, the 12 series of Ubuntu had some issues with the Asus U46e-bal6 -- how is 13.10 working, anyone know? I'm starting to have some issues with Windows 7, and I have no desire to ...
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TP-Link WN725N, unable to get drivers to work with 13.04 after upgrade (worked on 12.10 and prior)

I went back to my desktop after a bunch of months not using it, and I decided to upgrade Ubuntu to the newest version (I was still in 12.04). I had to download a driver for my TP-Link USB wireless ...
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How to make text file created in Ubuntu compatible with Windows Notepad?

Sometime I have to use the text files created in Ubuntu using editors like gedit, nano, vi, emacs or others, in Windows. So basically when ever I create a text file in Ubuntu I append the extension ...
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IQ 504 Compatibility Issues (Sound, CDDVD Drive, Microphone, etc..)

I'm quite new to Ubuntu, and it's inner-workings, so I haven't gotten very far trying to figure out solutions for the problems I'm having. I tried running a search for additional drivers, but I came ...
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Database for Ubuntu compatible with Microsoft Database?

I am trying Ubuntu 12.04 booted from a DVD disk before I install it. I currently have windows 8 (which I hate) and I have a couple of Data base programs with my movies, hundreds of movies, in them. ...
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Is there a LibreOffice equivalent to microsofts office themes?

I've used MS office for many years now. Especially powerpoint. One of the strengths is that it defines and separates the concepts of template and theme. A theme can be saved and contains fonts, ...
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Ability to install Ubuntu on Asus PU500CA

I'm going to buy and start using Ubuntu on Asus PU500CA with i5 processor (http://www.asus.com/Commercial_Notebook/ASUSPRO_ESSENTIAL_PU500CA/#specifications) and wanted to ask you for advice - ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

I'm wondering whether anyone has tried installing Ubuntu on the new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro? I have checked the Lenovo compatibility lists on the Ubuntu site, but no new entries have been created yet for ...
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Compatible hardware under Ubuntu

I am planning to install an open source OS (for ex. Ubuntu) to my Fujitsu Lifetime 753 notebook. I have this Brother Multi-Function Printer and this TP Link router Now the question - are these 3 ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01?

I want to buy a laptop, but I want to use it with Ubuntu! So, Can I install it on the SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01 ? Thanks ! Specifications Processor : Brand/Family : Intel Core i5-3210M CPU Speed : ...
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Lucid Lynx or Saucy Salamander?

I've got a macbook from 2008, which blue-screened, onto which I installed Ubuntu 12.10 from the Ubuntu magazine disk. It is slow. It freezes continuously. It only runs select Internet pages well (like ...
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Keyboard Layout compatibility options disapeared in 3.10?

I'm trying to find the keyboard layout options like in previous ubuntu versions to activate one vital compatibility option: "Shift with numeric keypad keys work as in MS Windows" But since I installed ...
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ubuntu on lenovo idepad s210 touch

I'd like to buy Lenovo IdeaPad S210 and install linux (ubuntu) on it. So I'd like to ask if any of you have som experencie with running ubuntu on this notebook. Getting touch screen work is not so ...