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

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Is Ubuntu compatible with NVIDIA NVS 510 2GB 1st GFX

Would this configuration be compatible with Ubuntu? I know for ex that graphic card drivers are sometimes not supported, etc Proc: Intel® Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3 @ 3.7GHz Mem: 16GB DDR4-2133 HD: HP Z ...
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Is Ubuntu right for my Laptop?

Ok, so. I have an Asus transformer-book and the windows 8.1 OEM kind of sucks. I tested Ubuntu and kind of liked it. but i only have 25GBs of storage. I really need it to use the internet, is my ...
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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu

The Atom text editor, newly introduced by the GitHub team, looks like "a hackable text editor for the 21st Century", and I must say, the screenshots have lured me. Official binaries are only available ...
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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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Chromebook Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity dual boot

I currently use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity as my primary desktop OS. And recently, I have acquired an HP Chromebook 11 (ARM), and I whish to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it because of a few softwares ...
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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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Can I run 32/64 bit mathematica on Ubuntu touch?

I'm going to install Ubuntu on my google nexus 9 tablet based on 64-bit Nvidia tegra dual denver processor. After that can I run Wolfram Mathematica 32/64 bit,or any other 3rd party desktop ...
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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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How to maintain document compatibility between LibreOffice and other office suites?

When I save a document in LibreOffice and try to open it in Office 2007 for example, most or all of the paragraphs moved somehow. For what I found out is that the document has Widows and Orphans. How ...
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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.
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Touchpad issues - Elantech PS/2

I was able to getit working with: sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps My laptop's touchpad (Elantech, I think) is not working whatsoever. I am dual-booting Win8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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Random USB ports turned off and ethernet not working

Bear with me, there's a lot to get through. I built a computer with the intention of writing android software as a project. Initially I installed Ubuntu and I couldn't, for the life of me, get the ...
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Dell Poweredge R410, ubuntu(14.04) running dead slow

I've have a machine, Dell Poweredge R410 with Ubuntu OS installed in. I'd no problem during installing, however, once it is done it has become annoying as performance is unforgivably abysmal. It runs ...
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.exe compatibility layer?

Is there a piece of software that will let me run .exe files as soon as I install the program, without having to go through a complicated process like Wine or PlayOnLinux makes me do? I would like to ...
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RISCOS emulator?

In the riscos, there is one app that I really enjoy. (other than that, I hate riscos). I have the source code, or the folder from which the program runs. In riscos, directories are executed. Is ...
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Is Asus Sonar U7 usb audio interface fully compatible with Linux?

I've found a lot of useless questions and blog entries regarding Linux compatibility with sound cards, but no real information from real users. That's why I'm writing this question. I've got a good ...
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Do Windows mice work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I want to buy a mouse for my PC, but as I was searching I saw in the product details that it had to have Windows as the OS. I have a Ubuntu/Windows duel boot and I was wondering if mice for Windows ...
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Compatibility Ubuntu and MSI GE60

We are an online shop willing to sell laptops with Ubuntu installed. We have an order with a distributor of MSI but have not tried Ubuntu on MSI laptops previously. These are the laptops: MSI GE60 ...
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Can my computer run ubuntu 14.04 smoothly?

I've attempted to boot it onto my pc multiple times, but it fails. I'm running a pc with AMD FX-8320, NVIDIA GTX 760, (Windows 8), and Gigabyte 970A-UD3P motherboard.
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Spectre 13-3000ed

I am thinking of buying the HP Spectre 13-3000ed ultrabook and my question is: will it work with Ubuntu 14.04? Specs: Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8-3.0GHz 13.3" WQHD (2560x1440) Glare + Touch 8192MB RAM ...
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Know if I buy a compatible hardware

I want to buy a Micro Core I5 3340 Mother Gigabyte GA H61M S1 DDR3 4GB RAM 1TB WD SATA 3 16mb This hardware, will be compatible with ubuntu 14.04 and further? Thanks for help me :)
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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 ...
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What are limitations of ubuntu phone comparing to ubuntu desktop? [closed]

All the reviews for ubuntu phone seems to be targeted for phone users (how is the touch, gestures, scopes, etc). I am however, interested to know about this new OS as an ubuntu users. I was wondering ...
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Audigy 4 non pro (sb610) recognised as Audigy2 Value (sb400) by alsa

Background: I have checked out alsa compatibility list and they have support for my audigy 4 (non pro) but it shows up as audigy 2 value and there is quite a big difference between the 2 card. I had ...
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Which Ubuntu distro is fully compatible with Hp pavilion 15n-205tx Laptop?

I had recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 and 13.10, however I went back to Windows OS as both the version didn't Supported laptop's wifi (Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe) Hardblock:yes ...
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New to Ubuntu need help with motherboard compatibility

I am very new to the Linux world and have started building my first computer. I am curious about some compatibility issues I have been coming across. I have been reading contradictory explanations ...
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which version of ubuntu runs on my laptop? [duplicate]

Configuration HP Pavilion g6-2338ee running Windows 8 64 bit Intel CORE i5 2.6 GHz RAM- 4GB HDD- 500GB Supports Direct X 11 Intel HD Graphics 4000
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Install GPIO ports drivers for 12.04 on 14.04

I bought an embedded, fanless PC for work, which should run on Ubuntu 14.04. This PC has some direct GPIO ports as well, which came with a driver distributed from the OEM. But the driver is only ...
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Will ubuntu work for a windows surface 2

I'm new to Linux and want to install Ubuntu on my surface 2 all I want to know is. Is this possible? Please can I have an answer from someone who has done this so I know it will work.
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Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse compatibility

Is the Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse fully compliant with Ubuntu? In particular the horizontal scrolling?
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Is my new portable harddrive compatible with Ubuntu 14.10?

I have a question regarding a portable harddrive. I just got it as a present but I didnt open it, because on the back it says system requirements are Windows or Mac. However on the webpage I found ...
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Core i5 compatibility with ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64

Is ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64 compatible with the system stated below? or I have to use the ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386 one? System : Processor : Intel(R) Core (TM) i5-3230M CPU RAM : 4 GB ...
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Cannot run snes9x 1.53

I cannot run snes9x-gtk 1.53 which I downloaded from http://snes9x.ipherswipsite.com/. I keep getting this error message: ./snes9x-gtk: error while loading shared libraries: libpng14.so.14: cannot ...
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Compatibility with Apple Devices and Printers

I am a Windows user from the past 8 years. So, I am new to this Linux interface. I would like to know whether Apple devices like iPhone,iPad can be connected in Ubuntu. And also I have a ...
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Ubuntu on Advent Torino X700

I am intested in buying the Advent Torino X700. I do not like windows 8 and I already use Ubuntu so I would want to install Ubuntu desktop onto it. I noticed that this computer is not on the list of ...
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A Good Beginners Guide [duplicate]

So, I am completely new to Linux and not an IT pro. When debating converting my small business to Linux it was easy to find information comparing the various distros and software alternatives. Overall ...
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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 kde5 backwards compatible with apps/widgets/themes from kde4?

Basically everything is said in the title. I'm thinking of trying kde5 but before I go through fixing my package system and dealing with a new DE, I want to know if I can use any of the ...
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Problems with MuseScore

I just installed Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire One 725, and started to install the programs I need for work. MuseScore doesn't seem to work well, I can't play the scores, and more importantly, while it ...
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mod_access_compat.so only 32bit

I am trying to copy and past all the configuration file of apache2 32bit to 64bit OS but it wont I always get this error : Syntax error on line 2 of /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/access_compat. ...
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Is ASUS X550LB-XX021D compatible with Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm thinking about switching to Ubuntu,i've had enough of Windows's BSOD,trojans etc.I want a secure and clean operating system for my laptop.I'm not a hardcore gamer,i barely play games on my ...
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Asus k200ma dso1t Ubuntu dual boot compatibility

I just ordered an Asus k200ma dso1t laptop and I want to dual boot it with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. Can I do that? Does it work on all Asus computers?
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Asus k200ma dso1t Ubuntu compatibility?

I just ordered an Asus k200ma dso1t laptop and I want to dual boot it with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. Can I do that?
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Is the Sapphire HD 7770 GHz Edition compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 64-Bit?

I was looking at an upgrade for my existing graphics card, and I found this. My friend uses this and he says it works well...however, he uses Windows. Anyway, if it is compatible, do I need any ...
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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 ...