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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Supporting Processor [on hold]

I need Processor which supports the following libraries of Ubuntu 14.04: AVAHI, ALSA, OPUS, TNTNET , CXXTOOLS, CURL, WEBSOCKETS, WGET, OPENSSL, CRYPTO. Please suggest me the few low cost processor ...
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Toshiba Satellite L50-B-281 compatible with Ubuntu? [closed]

I intend to buy this laptop and I wonder if Ubuntu will work on it without any problems?
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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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Compatibility of Ubuntu with my system specifications [duplicate]

The following are my system specifications : My system is HP m7362in Media Center PC Processor : Intel Pentium D (Dual Core) 2.80 Ghz RAM : 1 GB of DDR2 memory Will my system run Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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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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compatible version thinkpad R50 [duplicate]

im just looking to see if i can use the net installer or if i could just burn something old to a USB, Mint doesnt boot and Ubuntu is the king of compatible. just want a version number thrown at me
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to make a non-compatible wireless mouse functional with Ubuntu 14.04?

I bought this wireless mouse (which is not from a prestigious brand) that says it is compatible with Windows and just a plug-and-play device. How can I make it functional with Ubuntu 14.04?
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 Unity themes? Are there any?

If so, which is/are the best site(s) to get them? // I already found this article. Any other suggestion?
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Corsair m45 compatible with Ubuntu? (mouse) [closed]

I'm building a custom pc, and I think of buying this corsair m45 gaming mouse. However, in the requirements (at the bottom of the page), it mentions that I must have either Windows 7, Windows 8, ...
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There's a way ubuntu's kernel supports my video card?

Well my problem is my old gaming laptop is not compatible with the ubuntu kernel, (as far as i read) that happened since i upgraded to ubuntu 13.10, my video card is an ATI Radeon HD 3650 and each ...
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wacom tablet compatibility

I am keen on knowing if the following tablets work out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04. Bamboo Pad CTH-301/K0-AX Intuos Manga CTH-480/S1-C Strangely none of the specs mention anything about the ...
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Plug and Play WiFi cards for a whole bunch of distros [closed]

I need a plug and play WiFi card for the following. If you know of a WiFi card model that is plug and play compatible with at least a few of these, please list it. Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Kali ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 10.04 compatibility

Has anybody installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS(server edition) on newer laptops? I am trying to install on HP8570w but it fails to complete network configuration as it neither recognizes the ethernet nor the ...
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Would dual-booting Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 work succesfully on a Sony VAIO e series laptop?

Can anyone please tell me if the Sony Vaio E series or any other series (T or S) would work fine with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 in a dual-boot configuration? I am planning to buy a SONY VAIO E ...
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Third party applications on HiDPI display

I noticed that some apps (Google Chrome, Viber, VKAudioSaver) have problems with HiDPI dispays (everithing is too small). Other apps work nice. Strange thing is that Cromium works good (with some ...
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Wacom Touch Device (call for suggestion of compatibility)

I need to use a touch "mouse" on my desktop PC, witch work with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS... Theoretically Wacom Tablet should be Linux compatible, but practically blogs are plenty of people that suffers ...
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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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How can I install dual monitor on Intel ADD2/SDVO 963Q Express?

I want to use an ADD2/SDVO card on a PCI Express slot like this one: http://www.intel.com/support/graphics/intel915g/sb/cs-013296.htm I can get Drivers created for windows but not for Ubuntu. Did ...
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What architectures and bootloaders for tablets is needed to run the Ubuntu Desktop?

Lately you can see all kinds of laptop/tablet/pc hybrids: Laptop convertibles, Tablet PCs, Tablets. Also, they run either ARM, Atom or full Core i3/5/7 processors. Some use GRUB, others use EUFI. I ...
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Ubuntu New version

So, I have managed to use ubuntu for 6 months or so, and I have completely ignored the Zorin distro. Using a youtube video I managed to install ubuntu server 12.04 and I have been very happy with ...
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Sharkoon 5-Bay RAID Box, will it play?

I'm looking to expand the storage capacity of my home server running on Ubuntu Server Edition. Because the server is a small sized mini-ITX cube with room for only 1 HDD, I had the idea of installing ...
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Will ubuntu 14.04 LTS work on Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3 motherboard

Building a computer with midrange specs. But I need to know if Ubuntu will run on a Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3 motherboard. Will I need drivers etc?
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High end ubuntu for 7 inch instead of 10 inch tablet

I have read the specs for ubuntu touch. Is it possible to run it on a 7 or 8 inch quad core tablet instead of dual core processor if it meets all the other specs? Are these minimum specs or does it ...
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Compatibility with Office Suite WordPerfect from Corel? [duplicate]

Since support for XP-Home SP3 ran out I am considering an operating system such as Ubuntu or other Linux version. I presently have the Office Suite from Corel - Word Perfect which I want to keep in ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6850M driver compatability

I'M HOPELESS. I'm also dramatic. I've read a couple articles/posts about this issue but I have no idea what I'm doing and don't know how to install drivers. Does anyone know how to download a driver ...
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How can I use a Verbatim Secure'n'Go USB key?

I have purchased a 4Gb USB key from Verbatim. How can I use it under Ubuntu? I do not need the "secure data" feature, and have still not saved anything on it, so formatting at low level would be OK. ...
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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?