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How can I detect an audio hardware damage in ubuntu 10.04?

Is there a way to detect an audio hardware damage. Since my audio is not working, i need to understand whether it's a hardware issue or some other problem. Thanks
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Which table of pci codes shall I use?

I have downloaded from http://pciids.sourceforge.net/v2.2/pci.ids the last pci.id file and I updated my /usr/share/misc/pci.ids file with it. OLD PCI.IDS FILE, March 2010: lspci -nn outputs: 00:00.0 ...
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Can I keep my 10.04 installation and swap in ivy bridge CPU, motherboard and memory

I bought an i5-3570k CPU and an Intel DH77DF motherboard and memory and I was wondering if I can swap them in for my Core 2 Duo system and have Ubuntu 10.04 still work (keeping the hard drives). ...
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How do I install 10.04 on a Vortex86DX embdedded system?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Netcom NC-499 board that contains a Vortex86DX processor. The processor vendor claims support for Ubuntu 10.04 but I am having problems installing it. I am trying to ...
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I dropped my laptop. SMART says there are bad sectors. Can I fix this?

I have Ubuntu and Win7 both installed on my laptop. I was working on Windows when I dropped the laptop from about 3.5feet in air. Ever since, windows is unable to boot. But Ubuntu works just fine. ...
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How do I get my HP LaserJet 5P working?

Ubuntu won't detect my HP LaserJet 5P. I'm on 10.04. Tried for hours to get printer to work. Is there somewhere a software that says detect hardware? Do I need a software add-on to get it recognized? ...
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When I have 6 GB of RAM installed, why is just 3 GB available on Ubuntu?

I'm using a laptop with 32-bit Ubuntu 10.04. I used to have only 2 GB of RAM. Today, our IT-support upgraded my laptop to a total of 6 GB of RAM. They told me "Though you do now have 6 GB, when you ...
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Can't launch Ubuntu (or any Linux) on hi-end hardware? [closed]

there a though one: I've bough a new computer with the following configuration: ASUS Rampage III Extreme Core i7 950 ZOTAC AMP! GeForce GTX 560 KINGSTON KHX1600C9D3K3 3x4GB HAF 922 OCZ ...
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Is Ubuntu 10.04 compatible with ASUS Sabertooth P67 motherboard?

I am building a new PC and consider using a ASUS Sabertooth P67 motherboard. I want to install Ubuntu 10.04, as this release is supported to 2013. I have done some research on the web, but I cannot ...
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Stress testing hardware

Is there a piece of software I can install on my Ubuntu installation (10.04) to stress test all the hardware on my computer? I understand I can download a specific disto to do this, but I would ...
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Degrade from Ubuntu 11.04 to 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to go from 11.04 to 10.04 I want to degrade my ubuntu from 11.04 to 10.04. After upgrading I am facing series of problems :( . Its sometime logged out automatically. ...
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Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu on Dell Vostro V130?

I just bought a Dell Vostro V130 notebook for my girlfriend, and I wanted to keep the preinstalled Ubuntu, at least for a while (and then, if needed, replace it with OpenSuSe). But since the ...
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How to configure an USB DDR dance pad for Stepmania?

I have Stepmania running and my official Dance Dance Revolution dance pad from DDR Universe 2, but I can't get the former to work with the latter. lsusb says: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 12ab:0004 Honey ...
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Smooth fullscreen 1080p playback

My computer has a PCI Express x16 socket on the motherboard. What is the minimum graphics card I need to get smooth fullscreen 1080p playback?
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Which hard disk drive is which?

I want to know which hard disk drive corresponds to which device path. It's trivial to match the hard disk stats (brand, size) with the dev path, but I want more. I want to know which drive is which ...
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Unable to install Arduino

At the moment, I try to install Arduino on my Ubuntu 10.04 (32 Bit) computer. I downloaded the latest release at http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software, cd'ed to the directory and unziped the package. ...
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Recommendations for a Wireless-N USB dongle?

Please advise which wireless-N usb adapters should work seamlessly with Ubuntu 10.04. I have tried SMC and Linksys, but they all need to have drivers compiled for them.
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Very low webcam framerate in Dell Mini 10

The framerate of the built in webcam of my Dell Mini 10 (Inspiron 1010) is extremely slow (may be 1 frame every 10 seconds). Initially I couldn't see the webcam image. After following the ...
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USB devices off when i power on my laptop [closed]

I have a big problem. Sometimes (not always), when I power on my laptop, my USB devices (mouse, keyboard and other) don't work. All devices work, indicators are on, but it doesn't work in Ubuntu. And ...
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“A hard disk may be failing” , but no additional info via gdu-notification-deamon (suggestions?)

Got this message after logging in: A hard disk may be failing One or more hard disk report health problems. Click the icon to get more information. On WUBI and 10.04, there was no icon to click, ...
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How can I make my Pinnacle PCTV HD PCI card work in Lucid or Maverick?

I have Pinnacle PCTV HD PCI card . I am able to view and hear ATSC/QAM channels with this card using Kaffeine. I can also view all of the analog channels. The problem is that there is no sound in ...
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Is Synaptics Touchpad supported?

I have been using Ubuntu since 5.10 (Breezy) and never did it disappoint in the area of hardware support. Yeah there were some issues with broadcom wifi chips, but it was fixable. But now since ...
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Why does my Ethernet port sometimes not work?

I've noticed that my Ethernet port works fine once, but after it's disconnected and i connect to a wireless network and I go and try to plug the Ethernet port back in, it doesn't work until I reboot. ...
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Installing server on unsupported Areca RAID Controller

I just got a new server that has a brand new Areca 1880 Raid controller which the built in arcmsr module does not support. Areca has updated module source code available on the cd that came with the ...
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Sound plays on headphones and speakers at the same time with Lenovo ThinkPad [closed]

The only thing really missing from this install is this issue with the sound. I've searched all over the forums and i found one thing where you get the model and codecs and write them to a file, ...
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What webcam can I buy that works out of the box with Ubuntu?

I need to set up a video conference, yet I have no webcam. I'm looking to buy something that works out of the box with Ubuntu 10.04, and as many possible conferencing apps as possible. Can anyone ...
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Connecting Ubuntu with Olympus VN-960PC

I have followed the steps here: http://www.piotrkrzyzek.com/olympus-vn-480pc-working-in-linux-odvr/ and here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=207104&page=2 I have download the i386 ...
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How to make HP IR6 remote control work?

I've been using an HP Pavillion dv4-1430us laptop with Ubuntu 10.04 installed on it. I want to use the IR6 remote control that comes with the laptop on my Ubuntu. However, I've failed to do so after ...
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How do I create a udev rule for my logitech webcam [closed]

With my webcam plugged in at boot, it always defaults to /dev/video0 and my TV-card defaults to /dev/video1. Tvtime defaults is using /dev/video0. I know that I can run Tvtime with the --device option ...
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Touchpad mouse stopped working after partition changes

Because my ubuntu partion was to small, I have enlarged it with the Ubuntu LiveCD + GParted. All went fairly well (it said there were 2 warnings, but nothing severly), but afterwards, after I have ...
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1answer
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Cannot Connect Modem ( /dev/ttySL0 ) Using gnome-ppp - Dial-Up Connection [closed]

I'm trying to connect my Toshiba Satellite running Ubuntu 10.04 to my Eris running Android 2.1 through a Bluetooth connection and establish a dial-up connection (DUN) with the modem. I can connect my ...
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1answer
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Something similar to Eyefinity?

Is there anything simular to Eyefinity for Ubuntu? More the idea of turning 3 smaller monitors into one big monitor Thanks