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ASUS S56CM and Ubuntu [closed]

Anyone having experience with the Asus S56CM Ultrabook? Does Ubuntu work on it?
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How can I my video card work on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop computer. In order to install Ubuntu, I had to unplug my video card because It was giving me problems, didn't allow me to install Ubuntu. So I unplug ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.10 support ASIX AX88772 Ethernet controller chip out-of-the-box?

Being stuck with this question I am choosing a USB Ethernet adapter to buy to work it around. Obviously I need an adapter for which Ubuntu has drivers built-in. So the question is if AXAGO ADE-X5 ...
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Finding out if Ubuntu supports a specific laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I know if a laptop will work with Ubuntu? According to How to install hardware drivers for my laptop, the answer supplied by NorTicUs says: "If your hardware ...
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Is 12.10 incompatible with a 2011 Lenovo computer? [closed]

I apologize that I can't say the specific model of the laptop; it is currently being repaired and I have not written it down. The installation of 12.10 went off without a hitch, but after turning it ...
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MacBook Pro 5.5 compatibility issues with 12.10

I'm trying to figure out how the compatibility for the MacBook Pro 5.5 is now, with the new release of Ubuntu 12.10. I have tried several times with the previous 12.?? releases, and it always seemed ...
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Is it secure to run windows application on linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Risks/Disadvantages associated with Wine I wanted to run windows applications on ubuntu. So i installed winehq. My question is that, is it secure to run windows ...
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Can I install Windows Drivers in Ubuntu

I do not know if the proper drivers are install because the system has a lot of lag and crashes at times. Can I install Windows drivers in Ubuntu?
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Does Ubuntu have drivers for an IBM Thinkpad T40?

Does Ubuntu have drivers available for this laptop? And which version of Ubuntu would be recommended for the T40? T40 specs for reference CPU: Pentium M 1.3-1.6 GHz Video: ATI Radeon 7500 32MB ...
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Is the Lenovo Ideapad Z570 fully compatible with 12.04?

I'm looking for some notebook that will run on Ubuntu perfectly. I like LENOVO IdeaPad Z570, but I'm not sure how it will perform on Ubuntu. I heard people are complaining about wireless problems. ...
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how can I record my acoustic guitar on Linux using Ardour and Rakarrak?

I'm running Linux, and was recommended to use Ardour and Rakarrak for recording, but I haven't even gotten Jackd to recognize my guitar. Currently, the guitar is connected with a 1/4" to 1/8" cable ...
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What is the best bluetooth mouse that works out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04 and have long battery life?

What is the best bluetooth mouse that works out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04 and have long battery life? I have Microsft 5000 and have problems with Ubuntu 12.04 also its battery life is really ...
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Is VMware 8 compatible with Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using VMware 8.0.4 and want to install Ubuntu 12.04, but I have not been able to do so successfully. Can you suggest compatible versions of VMware and Ubuntu? In particular, will Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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What should I know about SSDs that can be used with Ubuntu?

I'm building a new configuration and intend to buy an SSD with it. I recall that the first SSDs were problematic in Linux for some reason (maybe lack of TRIM support?). Is there something to ...
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Why does the --include switch in grep behave differently when both machines are on 11.10?

I have used the same following commands (in xterm) on two machines of the same ubuntu (11.11-64bit). grep "jars2deploy" --include=*.xml ./* -r However, one machine A only search for xml file, as ...
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How will my laptop performe in 12.04 LTS

hi i just bought this laptop. and i am considering t install Ubuntu 12.04LTS on it The Specs is : Chipset AMD A50M Chipset Memory DDR3 1333/1066 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion up ...
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What is the cheapest, most efficient printer that's compatible with Linux? [closed]

Being that my Kodak printer (I will no longer get any more kodak printers) doesn't work properly any more (see How do I get my Kodak ESP C310 Printer to print pictures?) and tomorrow being tax free ...
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What IM do you use to login into Microsoft Office Communicator?

I've used Pidgin, but it hasn't worked 100%, so maybe you know about something better...
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Is Compiz compatible with Xfce ?

I tried it and immediately had a big problem (here). Also, could not use more than one workspace. It is said that they are compatible, that is: I can install Compiz with Xfce if I want to. But I ...
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Does LibreOffice Support AmiPro Format (.sam)?

I was reading that LibreOffice was finally opening up in supporting many of the formats that were eventually been closed in OpenOffice every time an update appeared. I see that Lotus 1,2,3 and WordPro ...
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Were can I find Ubuntu-for-Android HCL?

I am choosing an android device and would like to choose one known to be capable of running Ubuntu-for-Android without problems. Is there a page where I can find a list of compatible devices?
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Is there a Ubuntu program that can convert cbz to jpg?

In order for me to read my comics on my PSP i need to convert them into jpg format. The official format of my comics is cbz, and i cant convert online because all the comics are about 7 gigabytes.
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Will Panasonic WF950 Wireless On-Ear Headphones work with Ubuntu?

I just wondered if (shot in the dark) anyone knew if these wireless headphones would work with Ubuntu? I was thinking if the transmitter is USB then I might not get the drivers. Does anyone have any ...
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Getting a new hard drive - Running Linux/Windows in a Virtual Machine

I don't want this to turn into an argument about linux/windows. Please try to answer this objectively I'm getting a new hard drive today and my current setup (on this machine) is running Windows with ...
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Which version of Lubuntu should I use?

I want to install a light distro on my netbook. (It currently has an out of date distro which is not upgradeable.) Here are the specs: eEE pc 4g GLAXY, LINUX 4g SSD, 512MB DDR2 Intel Mobile cpu ...
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Using a backup disk made in Windows Vista to reinstall programs an files in Ubuntu

I'm getting ready to transfer over to Ubuntu from Windows Vista. I was wondering if I could use a backup disc made in Windows Vista (using the default backup/restore program) to restore the files to ...
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Does anyone use 12.04 with HD 6950?

Back when I first tried to switch from Windows to Ubuntu (6-7 months ago) I had several graphics related problems. The VGA was overheating, graphic glitches, video playing issues, slow/choppy window ...
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Do barcode scanners work on ubuntu?

I want to buy a barcode scanner to read labels from our products. I don't know if it will work on ubuntu. I have the option to get a CiperLAB 1070. Will it work if plugged in?
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Packard Bell Easynote TS1HR-120IT Notebook, is it compatible with Ubuntu?

I've bought a Notebook Packard Bell EasyNote TS1HR-120IT and I want to install Linux (preferably Ubuntu but I'm not sure if it is compatible.
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Will ubuntu work on my computer?

Here are the specs: Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Version 2002 SP3 Packard Bell. Intel (R) Pentium (R) D CPU 2.80GHz 1.00 Gb of RAM
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How well does Webmin 1.580 work with 12.04?

we're using Ubuntu desktop 8.04 LTS as a server for our intranet and are currently planning an upgrade to 12.04 LTS. However, since we're using Webmin, we're wondering whether Webmin 1.580 is a good ...
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Does the Thinkpad X41 Touchscreen work with Ubuntu?

I was just wondering if laptop touch screens, such as the one on the ThinkPad X41 were compatible with Ubuntu. I have my new stylus coming in the mail, so I can't see for myself yet.
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12.04 Stability, Compatibility and Operational Problems

Today I installed Ubuntu 12.04 a full 5 times. But the continuous output of nonsense errors. First, let me give hardware information; HP Compaq 6735s Laptop; Amd Trion X2 Mobile 64Bit ...
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Gigabyte Geforce GTX 560 Issues

I was unable to install Ubuntu via the graphical method. So i used the alternative text-based installation. I am able to boot into Ubuntu now, but the display is squashed, pixelated and unreadable. ...
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Can Yahoo! Messenger be used with Ubuntu?

I'm new to Ubuntu and the first thing I tried to do is download and install Yahoo! Messenger. When I went to install I keep getting an error. Is it not compatible?
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Found a laptop that I like, but it's not completely compatible with Ubuntu. Questions

Here it is: http://www.walmart.com/ip/19581017 I like the specs (4-core AMD, 6GB RAM, 2/2 USB 2.0/3.0 ports, 17" LED screen), price, and look of the laptop, otherwise I would forget about it. ...
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Upgrading to Gawk 4.0

I am working on a project that has me using Gawk. I had been using Fedora 16 which uses Gawk 4.0 but have recently changed over to Xubuntu 11.10 and found out that Xubuntu runs an older version of ...
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Is it possible to install games like Defense of the Ancients in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? let's just say I'm already a little bit pro in using Ubuntu but I haven't try to install some of my favorite games in ...
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Why does my PC restart when trying to use a live CD and flash drive?

Recently I was recommended Ubuntu 11.10 64-Bit. I burned the .ISO to a disc and verified it and went to boot it on my PC. When I selected it to boot on the disc, it would get to the menu. As I wanted ...
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Driver installation: compiling source code for newer kernel

I am trying to install a driver for this DAQ card, but when I execute (as in given documentation): insmod /usr/.../advdrv_core.ko i get this error: invalid module format As I found out, this is ...
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Does 32-bit PAE with more than 4GB RAM improve speed?

I would like to buy a Thinkpad T420 with 8GB RAM configuration and install specifically 32-bit Ubuntu Desktop with PAE as I heard that 64-bit version has some issues such as providing support for ...
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How do you tell unity to startup in 2d and compatibility mode?

How do you tell unity to startup in 2d and compatibility mode? If you have to run a UNITY --replace after startup it doesn't kill the currently running unity and you end-up with two toolbars. One ...
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How is Ubuntu more updated than Debian?

I am reading Debian vs. Ubuntu vs. Linux Mint: Which Distribution Should You Use? Ubuntu, on the other hand, is made to include a good combination of new and stable ... Some packages can be used ...
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How to rollback to PHP 5.2?

I have just installed a 10.04 LTS on my development server but the system that I need to run on it (Magento ecommerce) is not compatible with PHP 5.3 which ships with the newest version of Ubuntu. Is ...
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Is my AMD Dual graphics card compatible with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? Does AMD Dual Graphics with AMD A8 CPU + AMD 6670 GPU work on desktop with Ubuntu? And is it possible to use the Gallium3D ...
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Does Intel turbo boost work in Ubuntu?

I have an Intel i7 processor. It's frequency is 2.67 GHz, however it has turbo boost allowed to a frequency of 3.3 GHz. Is turbo boost posible using Ubuntu?
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Will ASUS PCI-SC200 work with Ubuntu?

I have a few piece of hardware from an early Paleozoic period that I am trying to get to work on Ubuntu. Namely a DDS1 tape drive with SCSI1 interface. I need to pick up a SCSI1 or SCSI2 adapter with ...
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Lightning is not compatible with Thunderbird 7.0.1

I reinstalled Ubuntu 11.10 the other day and now when I try to install the Lightning extension in Thunderbird it states: Lightning is not compatible with Thunderbird 7.0.1. As extra information ...
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Compatibility with the MSI K7n2g motherboard?

I have a MSI 6570g (k7n2g) mainboard and just downloaded Ubuntu 11.10. It booted from the CD, when through the progress bar but at the end the display just showed colored stripes. The system works ...
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DOSBox says the program must be run under Win32

I'm trying to run a DOS game in DOSBox, but it says it must be run under Win32. The game in question was recently re-released for higher resolution and ability to run under Windows. Does it mean it's ...