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

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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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Which has better compatibility with ubuntu - xps 13 / xps 14?

I am planning on buying a dell XPS 13 or XPS 14.. but really confused in choosing one.. Will be installing Ubuntu along side windows (dual boot) Main purpose - web & mobile app development It ...
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the best external wireless adapter for Ubuntu?

I need to restore my MBR after linux installation and I have no alternative but installing boot-repair on Ubuntu, since the live version of the tool doesn't boot properly froom usb (dark screen); but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Matlab not work on ubuntu 16.04?

MATLAB Crash Dump: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Segmentation violation detected at Thu Mar 3 01:40:49 2016 ...
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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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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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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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Will Android apps be compatible with the Ubuntu Phone OS?

I have heard that there is some similarity in the code used for both Ubuntu and Android programs, but has there been any mention in all the recent publicity over the forthcoming Ubuntu OS for phones, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Linux compatibility with mouses and a few other related questions [closed]

I'm planning on getting the mionix Castor mouse. I was just wondering if I were to get the software, change some stuff and disable every profile but the first one, change over to my linux machine, ...
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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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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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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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Can I play the game Don't Starve on Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu. Bought an Acer C7 Chromebook yesterday and installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit tonight. I have seen 1 or 2 web sites that make me think you can play the game Don't Starve on Ubuntu. I ...
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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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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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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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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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Keyboard Layout compatibility options disapeared in Gnome 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 ...
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Will Ubuntu work on my new build?

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 ...
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Ubuntu Oracle hardware compatibility

I need to deploy Ubuntu in a X5-2 Oracle server , I read the list of Ubuntu server certified hardware and Oracle isn´t there , there´s a path or a way to certified Ubuntu for Oracle servers in order ...