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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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SDHC vs SDXC cards for Linux

I recently bought a Zenbook prime of 128GB and I bought a microSD to SD adapter for macbook air (because of the low profile). It's working great with my SDHC that I had on the phone. I'm thinking ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse compatibility

Is the Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse fully compliant with Ubuntu? In particular the horizontal scrolling?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hardware compatibility of my system

I am planning to switch from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu soon (maybe in April when 14.04 is out). I already installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC, but got the feeling it doesn't run smoothly. I got to admit 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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Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite Pro L50 (i7-3630QM)

I'm considering the Toshiba Satellite Pro L50 (PSKG9A-009001 -- i7-3630QM) for a Ubuntu install and am wondering if anyone is aware of any issues (and solutions to same) with running Ubuntu on this ...
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Is there a compatability issue with Ubuntu 13.04 and Razer Products?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a clean system and am running into an issue with the computer not recognizing my mouse and keyboard (razer deathadder and lycosa). I have looked at a lot of the ...
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Installation of ubuntu on Samsung NP300E5X-A04IT

Samsung sells notebooks with freedos as operating system. One of these is NP300E5X-A04IT that is an intel i3 2.10 GHz machine with 4GB of RAM at a reasonable price. My question is: can I install ...
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Hardware compatibility \I386\Winnt32 /checkupgradeonly

Is there any command like \I386\Winnt32 /check upgradeonly in Ubuntu?
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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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How to use APTonCD making certain there would be no broken packages when restoring/installing applications?

Below are the questions regarding backing up my installed application packages using APTonCD. With all the desired packages and their dependencies auto-selected, can I be certain that there won't be ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any software that can interface between linux and apple?

As far as I can tell there is nothing an iphone or other apple device can link up with Ubuntu but is the any can kind of bridging software that will work and if not is there any development project ...
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Very Slow SDXC Card Read/Writes

Recently took my laptop which had Windows 7 on it and did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 Bit. The laptop has a 128GB Class 10 Kingston SDXC card installed. I used the card in Windows without any ...
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is ubuntu 12.04LTS comapatible with toshiba L50-a-138

I just bought Toshiba L50-A-138. Thing I wont to know is weather Ubuntu compatible with it ? Will all drivers work fine, especially VGA (cuda and optimus technology) ? Here is the link to ...
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How to get Ubuntu for tablet (or Fablet) and how to get the list of tablets compatible with that OS?

How to get Ubuntu for tablet and how to have the tablet compatible with that OS ? Thanks Regards Eric perottet
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IQ 504 Compatibility Issues (Sound, CDDVD Drive, Microphone, etc..)

I'm quite new to Ubuntu, and it's inner-workings, so I haven't gotten very far trying to figure out solutions for the problems I'm having. I tried running a search for additional drivers, but I came ...
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Stuck at flickering - “Stopping System V runlevel compatibility”

I'm new to Linux. So I have an Acer Aspire 5000, downloaded and ran wubi for an install of Ubuntu 12.04.3...I have Windows 7 Ultimate Edition running constantly in safe mode (my choice), and after it ...
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Ubuntu compatibility with GT240 GDDR5 series VGA cards

After trying different versions of Ubuntu, I eventually ended up seeing a blurred colorful screen like a blocked TV channel, in a very smaller scale though, horizontal; right before starting the ...
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Install mysql 32 bit on 64 bit server

I have an application witch requires mysqlclient 32 bit library. The application is running on a 64 bit how can I install the 32 bit libraries keeping the 64 bit functionality in the same time?
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Will Ubuntu DESKTOP x64 work on super micro H8DGi-F

I seriously want to build a picture stitching desktop workstation. I'm going to use Hugin Auto Pano Pro. So I want to buy Super micro H8DGi-F motherboard with dual g34 and 500GB of ram. I know ...
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Asrock FM2A85X Extreme4 motherboard and Ubuntu 12.04

Is the Asrock FM2A85X Extreme4 motherboard compatible with Ubuntu 12.04? I mean sound onboard, 1 Gigabit LAN, USB, PS/2.
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Will snapper (for btrfs) work well on Kubuntu 12.04?

I'm running btrfs in Kubuntu 12.04 with SSD's. My boot partition is ext2, but my home and root partitions are btrfs. I'm very interested in using the snapper tool (from OpenSuse). I just learned that ...
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Having a problem loading Lynux OS to a supermicro H8SMi-2 Motherboard

I just bought this server Pull,it loads mini Xp from a disc ,But All attempts to load any lynux disc hangs and freezes . is this board compatible with lynux ubuntu 14.04? I read on the supermicro site ...