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Will Ubuntu continue working properly after a new motherboard/CPU is installed?

So, I installed the new motherboard and new CPU. Then powered on the PC. The bootstrapping went fine and all seems to work. But I have doubts. Do I need to do something?
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I want to find out if my Lenovo laptop has a Sandy or Ivy Bridge

Is there a command or a register to find this information on my laptop? I need to know it before I install Intel pstate. Thanks. PS This is the result from the command from ...
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0answers
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Why my CPU of 2.1GHz clocks at 800mhz in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've a problem with my notebook DELL INSPIRON 1720. This notebook have a CPU Intel t8100 2.1GHz and it doesn't work perfectly. It works at 800MHz stable, like in power-safe. But when I change the ...
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sensors-detect didn't detect CPU sensor

I'm trying to get my sensors to work as per the how to, but nothing shows. The 500 lines of my results of running sensors-detect and lshw and so forth are here: http://paste.ubuntu.com/5993742/ I'm ...
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Machine stops running randomly

I recently installed Linux MINT 15 64bit as a guest in a UBUNTU 12.04 LTS host. Everything is working just fine, except that the complete machine turns off completely (the host, physical machine) and ...
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CPU Upgrade Issue

Is it possible to upgrade CPU (ex: from AMD Athlon II X2 to Phenom II X4) without any problems? I means just replacing the old cpu with new cpu at same socket and booting ubuntu with any problems or ...
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1answer
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How to fix that only one out of four cores of my CPU is detected?

I have an Acer Aspire M5640/M3640 PC, featuring a Intel Core 2 Q8200 (Quad-core) processor running Ubuntu 12.04. Now it seems to only recognize just one CPU core. lscpu outputs: Architecture: ...
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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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1answer
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Is the Atom Z2460 supported?

Couldn't find anything in the component database, I'm mostly worried about the PowerVR GPU it has. There are many Windows tablets using it and I was wondering if I could use 12.04 on it
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CPU Fan really annoying

Nn a Dell Inspiron the CPU Fan is too loud. It is not running constantly, but it changes from slow to really fast every minute. It's really annoying and hardly possible to work on this machine. Is it ...
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CPU temp on ubuntu 12.04 higher than on windows 5-10C in “normal usage”

This is something that I've been seeing on older ubuntu versions, too. I bought a new laptop recently and am seeing the same old thing. It's Asus K53S with i7 2670QM processor, 8G ram and a somewhat ...
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1answer
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Planning to purchase a new computer with Ubuntu-supported hardwares

I'm planning to purchase a new computer with the most-recent hardware and I just want to make sure that Ubuntu and the Linux kernel support the hardware to buy. One point is that I want to build my ...
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Would upgrading processors/motherboards stop my 10.04 lucid from working?

Or will I have to reinstall the operating system, etc? I'm thinking of upgrading a core 2 quad to either an i7 or a phenom, which also involve changing motherboards. What considerations with regards ...
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When will we get Sandy Bridge support?

I'd like to build a machine running Ubuntu and using the new Sandy bridge (i5 2500 specifically) intel cpu's. I heard that 10.10 doesn't have the best support (or simply won't work) with the new cpus ...