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

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Without windows resent will wine compromise my kernel?

i plan on getting a gaming pc and dont want malware on my hardware(windows); however i want to be able to play windows games downloaded from steam, as steamos has not officially launched. is wine my ...
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Installing ubuntu on HCL Connect V3 [duplicate]

I am using HCL Connect V3 Tablet. Is there possibility to install a Ubuntu on my device?
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Building my first Linux box [closed]

I am attempting to construct a Linux computer. I've never built a computer before and know very little about Linux. Below are all of the individual components I plan to buy. I am unsure whether or not ...
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Hardware compatibility on H97 chipset/hardware support

I am aware that there is documentation about compatibility but it is way out dated. I am also aware that there is a hardware compatibility page on Ubuntu website, but that one is focused on the whole ...
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How to install fujitsu scanner in ubuntu? [closed]

How to install fujitsu scanner in ubuntu ? please suggest
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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 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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Can I replace my hard drive with this one? [closed]

I have a laptop HP 625, its hard drive (as usual with Seagates) had what is called "sudden death", I need to replace the HDD with a new one. Can I replace it with one of these two? Samsung HDD ...
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Compatibility Ubuntu and MSI GE60

We are online web shop and we are looking laptops to be sell with Ubuntu installed. We have an order with a distributor of MSI but we can have not tried ubuntu in MSI laptops previously. These are ...
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Plug and Play WiFi cards for a whole bunch of distros

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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Will 14.04.1 work with Dell Dimension 3100?

I found this wiki page ( https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportMachinesDesktopsDell ) helpfully letting me know that I could install Ubu 7.10 on the Dell Dimension 3100, but I'd like to know whether ...
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I want to buy a ubuntu compatible desktop [duplicate]

I have been searching for ubuntu compatible dekstop but anywhere i see there are compatibility issues with sound, wifi, bluetooth, or its running slow on ubuntu while it was working well with windows. ...
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About Ubuntu release suitable for my machine [duplicate]

Mine is an old system Processor AMD Sempron(tm) 3400+ 1.8 GHz Installed Memory(RAM) 1.25GB (1.12GB usable) System type 32 bit Operating system I am using ...
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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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which version of ubuntu is suitable? [duplicate]

please tell me which version of ubuntu is compatible with my laptop? My laptop features: Processor : Intel core to duo cpu T6570 @ 2.10 GHz Ram : 3 gb system type : 32bit operating ...
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Cannot run Ubuntu 14.04.x or any distro based on Ubuntu 14.04.x

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (supported until 2017). When I try to either "try" without installing or try to install Ubuntu 14.04.x or any of the distros that are based on Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Hardware compatibility \I386\Winnt32 /checkupgradeonly

Is there any command like \I386\Winnt32 /check upgradeonly in Ubuntu?
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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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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu 13.10?

The Atom 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 for ...
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Recent version of libpng

The libpng in the Ubuntu 14.04 is still at version 1.2. Is there an alternative apt source that contains more recent version? If not, will I end up in trouble aka dependency hell if I compile my own ...
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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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Ubuntu on Dell tablet laptop?

I am interested in getting a used Dell XT/XT2/XT3. Is any of the features on the tablet not compatible? Does the n-trig pen work without its proprietary driver? Thanks for any advice!
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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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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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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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GNU radio and USRP1

I'm confused after all things I read on internet. Can anyone tell me for sure does GNU radio 3.7 support USRP1 transceiver unit on Ubuntu 14.04? Is that combination able to work properly with OpenBts ...
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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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What version of Ubuntu is compatible with Emachines E525 laptop-ACER Intel

Ubuntu 12.04 was incompatible with my ACER emachines E525-304932MI/64-bitIntel GL 40 Express. At that time I replaced the original Windows with Fedora 14 i386. I am hoping that programing developments ...
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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?
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Why is Libre Office unable to retain the original setting/arrangement of Microsoft Office documents? [closed]

When a Microsoft Office document is imported to Libre Office writer, the settings/arrangement of the typed document become distorted/re-arranged. How can I retain the original layout?
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How do I boot Ubuntu in VirtualBox complaining that my CPU is incompatible?

After a long time spent with OS from boys from Redmont I would like to try something new. I decided to try some Linux editions, also Ubuntu Linux. I am completely new to this matter, this is also my ...
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Is Ubuntu Desktop compatible with Acer Aspire hardware [duplicate]

Does anyone know if Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 is compatible with the Acer Aspire ATC-605-UB11. This system has the following specs: Intel processor = i5-4440 Memory = 8GB RAM Hard Drive Capacity = 1TB ...
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What are the issues of having KDE libs with Gnome and vica versa

I'm a KDE user with one or two of Gnome applications, notably Tomboy Notes. So far I've not experienced any actual issues that I could pin point to being caused by having Gnome libs on my KDE based ...
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Low Graphics Mode on COMPAQ computer

I am very new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have an obsolete brand of computer with these specs: Compaq Presario-SR1500NX, 3000+AMD Processor, 256MB-PC2700 memory, 80GB-7200RPM hard drive. I am stuck with ...
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Problem reading files in ntfs external hd from windows xp after installing ubuntu

I am one of the guys that always used windows eventhough i hate it. A month ago i wiped out windows xp from my pc and installed ubuntu. I have an external hd and a second laptop which is left with ...
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Does Ubuntu work on the 2013 Dell XPS 15 (9530)? [closed]

What hardware components work, and what doesn't work?
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Sony PCG TR5MP compatibility

I am trying to restore the TR5MP to usable life by replacing Windows XP with Ubuntu 13.1. Using the 32-bit version a message appears on the screen saying that a component (pae) is missing. It then ...
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Installation decision

it's my first attempt to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 on my PC. There is already Win7 and WinXP installed. I also have 4 HDD with various partitions. When I used the Windows Installer method, it completed ...
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How can I have my Ubuntu PC (13.10) connect to a Xbox 360 Kinect?

How can I have my Xbox 360 Kinect be registered as a device to my computer? I don't just want to be able to use it as a webcam, although that is still helpful. Is there any software for Ubuntu that ...
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How Well Does Logitech G430 Work With Linux [closed]

I run Elementary OS which is based of Ubuntu 12.04 and I was wondering if anyone had tried Logitech G430s with 12.04.
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Upgrading 13.04 to 13.10 compatibility

I have an AMD CPU with radeon graphics card tower. When I tried to install 12.04 and 13.10 using burned disc I had problems with the graphics from the installation phase. 13.04 installed without ...