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

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Is there a microcontroller kit that ships with development tools for Ubuntu?

I was looking around on the web for an introductory kit with a USB-based microcontroller that I could get started on. However, most of the tools I looked at were Windows-only. Are there any kits ...
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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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Is Ubuntu 10.04 compatible with Toshiba L640D

Will Ubuntu 10.04/10.10 work on a Toshiba L640D? I mean, I am going to install it on Sunday, but just wanted to know before hand if I will encounter any problems (read ATi). I looked up the Ubuntu ...
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Gnome- vs Unity-panel (applet) compatibility?

I just love the indicator-applet and other parts of the Ayatana-project and think Ubuntu has done an awesome job there. And as the question about applet compatibility seem to be answered as a 'no' I'd ...
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What should I look for, or avoid, in a laptop that will run Ubuntu?

Instead of asking the question, "What laptop make/model is good to use with Ubuntu?", I was wondering if focusing on the characteristics of a laptop would be helpful. Things I am wondering about are ...
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Is there a IRC Client which can use or emulate mIRC scripts

I've used mIRC (Windows) for years, and have some custom scripts, written in mIRC's own scripting language. Is there an Ubuntu/Linux IRC Client which will allow me to use my scripts as-is? ...
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Does Gnome-Do (with the Docky theme) work well with 10.10 Maverick? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome-Do in doesn't have the docky appearance anymore. Since development of Gnome-Do has halted while the world continues to spin, I was wondering if there are any ...
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Will the Sony Walkman NWZ-S545 work with Ubuntu?

So I might be getting a new MP3 player and I think that is going to be the Sony Walkman NWZ-S545. I don't want to have the same situation with the last MP3 player, which was the Shuffle and it didn't ...
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Which new Dell laptops will run Ubuntu 10.10 with full hardware compatibility? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which computers are guaranteed to work with Ubuntu? My parent's laptop is slowly grinding to a halt and they are looking at buying something new. Does anybody know which ...
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How can I make a program (using SDL) built on Ubuntu work on other systems?

I'm writing a program that uses OpenAL. When I link against it (I'm using CMake), it also links against libpulse - PulseAudio. This results in the binary not working on other systems. Can I somehow ...
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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 ...