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Ubuntu 14.04 lost cores on AMD CPU

It seems that I have a problem. Installed 14.04 a few days ago, everything was smooth sailing until yesterday it wouldn't boot up. Recovery mode says that CPU's 1-6 don't respond. After 7 it moves ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't recgonize m CPU correctly

My computer is running ubuntu 12.04 (64bit), and I have a AMD Athlon(tm) X4 760K Quad Core Processor which is about 3.8ghz (and an Radeon HD 7770 GPU). Yet, when I type in cat /proc/cpuinfo - I get: ...
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AMD FX CPU drivers/patch

I am using Ubuntu since 2009 on notebooks with Intel CPUs. However now, that I am using AMD's FX 6300, I am interested in knowing if there exists anything from Ubuntu (specifically any kernel ...
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Should I install amd64-microcode? [closed]

This is my system: AMD Phenom II x4 960T (unlocked to 6 cores) 8GB 1066 DDR2 RAM Gigabyte Radeon HD6670 1GB DDR3 (AMD Catalyst 13.4 propriety driver) Ubuntu 13.04 at 1920x1080 60Hz Dual boot with ...
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identical “cores” in /proc/cpuinfo

An Opteron 6128 shows up as follows in /proc/cpuinfo: $ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep -e ^core -e ^phys physical id : 0 core id : 0 physical id : 0 core id : 1 physical id : 0 ...
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How can I troubleshoot flash player/hardware conflict?

OBJECTIVE: Have a web browser on my Ubuntu install that can play youtube and hulu videos. Also would like to understand problem so that I can fix it again if I change software. Workarounds welcome, ...
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Are AMD processors less well supported than Intel processors?

I am looking to buy a new laptop, and as the Toshiba C660s seem to have small speakers, off-center keyboards and touchpads, and terrible "two-touch to zoom" feature, i am browsing Lenovo Ideapads. ...