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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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Is Cairo-dock full compatible after installation of amd driver with The fan club website

I have installed on my Ubuntu 12.04. LTS, the version beta for the amd driver ( AMD Radeon HD 7650M) with the website tool The Fan Club (http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/ubuntu-amd-catalyst-install) ...
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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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How to determine if new hardware is compatible?

I am looking to purchase a new laptop but do not want to run Windows. In order to utilize both the new laptop and Ubuntu to their fullest, I want to verify that the hardware is fully compatable with ...
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Middle button in Logitech t620 mouse

I have bought a Logitech touch mouse t620. It works ok, but the middle button doesn't work..Any idea? is it working for you? I'm on ubuntu 12.10
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Ubuntu Compatibility on the Lenovo B580 laptop

I'm planning to buy a new laptop and I would like to use Ubuntu as my OS. I've zoomed in on this Lenovo: Model: B580 Specs: Intel Core i5-3210M,(Dual-Core), 3 MB Cache 4(+4) GB RAM, Intel HM77 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 USB Graphics Compatibility

I was looking at solutions to connect 2 monitors to 1 USB port and found these: 1) http://www.targus.com/us/productdetail.aspx?regionId=7&sku=ACA039US 2) ...
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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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.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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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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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 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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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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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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Should I remove system hdd with windows 7 TrueCrypt encrypton before making it dual boot with Ubuntu?

The system hdd is just one partition, windows 7 installed and the whole partition encrypted by TrueCrypt. Should I remove that before making new partition and installing Ubuntu on it (dual boot) ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Compatible with an Asus U46e-bal6?

If I remember correctly, the 12 series of Ubuntu had some issues with the Asus U46e-bal6 -- how is 13.10 working, anyone know? I'm starting to have some issues with Windows 7, and I have no desire to ...
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Ability to install Ubuntu on Asus PU500CA

I'm going to buy and start using Ubuntu on Asus PU500CA with i5 processor (http://www.asus.com/Commercial_Notebook/ASUSPRO_ESSENTIAL_PU500CA/#specifications) and wanted to ask you for advice - ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01?

I want to buy a laptop, but I want to use it with Ubuntu! So, Can I install it on the SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01 ? Thanks ! Specifications Processor : Brand/Family : Intel Core i5-3210M CPU Speed : ...
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What makes a computer compatible with linux (Ubuntu) or not?

I'm a long time Ubuntu user, and I'm now considering about buying a new laptop only for Ubuntu. But I arrived at serious question, and I'm really curious about what makes some computer compatible to ...
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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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Is Ubuntu compatible with my 32 bit windows 7 system?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu and not tech savvy like the rest of this group apperantly is. I have an older machine (32 bit windows 7) and I'm curious about Ubuntu and want to try it out, if it works well ...
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Running Magic the Gathering Online Beta?

Has anyone been able to run Magic the Gathering Online beta in Linux? The only way I have been able to do it is by running a windows virtual machine.
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Which Ultrabook, will work fully with newer versions of Ubuntu?

Which ultrabook/brand should I take to expect it to be the most compatible with the new versions of Ubuntu? I am considering buying an Ultrabook transformer (pc/tablet, such as Sony Tablet Duo, Dell ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on HP Pavilion DV6

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6). Can you guys please tell me whether it is possible to install it or is 12.10 version of ubuntu compatible with it? I heard there problem ...
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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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Is it possible to install metasploit on Ubuntu touch

I know that it is possible to install Metasploit on iPhones and somehow on Android mobile devices, today I installed ubuntu emulator and try ubuntu touch directly from my computer and I have a ...
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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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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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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 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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Is Ubuntu compatible with UNIX applications?

As somebody interested in backwards compatibility, I'm wondering if Ubuntu can natively run true-blue UNIX applications. Does this work?
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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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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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Compatibility of the Trust Flex Design Tablet with Ubuntu

Can anyone give me feedback about the compatibility of the Trust Flex Design Tablet with Ubuntu? I couldn't find much useful information on the Internet so far. Especially, I wonder, whether the 1024 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Will Ubuntu on former Windows tablet support touchscreen?

I have the Linx 8 inch tablet. There used to be Windows 8.1 on it, but the Windows partition is damaged, and I can't install it again. When I reinstall Windows, the touchscreen is not working. Will ...
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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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Can I use a lacie porche design 2Tb external hard drive on ubuntu without deleting the files on it?

Hi can I use a lacie 2Tb porsche design external hard drive without losing the files on it ?