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Why does installing 11.10 or 12.04 on old laptops fail?

I recently reimaged my Lenovo t400 with Ubuntu. However, after wiping two other systems (Compaq Presario 2100 and Dell Latitude D600) both Ubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 fail to load on boot. I am ...
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Sound devices refuse to work on root GUI login (11.10)

The GUI for configuration shows an absence of any sound devices. Sound works fine for other users. How do I fix this?
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513 views

Logitech K750 not working

I brought new Logitech K750 keyboard. When I insert wireless unifying receiver to my laptop, I was expecting that some software utility will pop up for installation but all in vain. I rebooted the ...
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1answer
368 views

Toshiba Netbook works on LiveUSB, but not when installed

When running Ubuntu 11.10 live on my USB, everything works perfectly. Once I install the OS, however, most of the hardware is no longer recognized. Once I booted into Ubuntu, I had a number of ...
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Which is the best hard drive to install Ubuntu on?

I have a 40 gig drive and a 200 gig drive. Which one should I install Ubuntu on, and which one should I use for my normal files ie: music, documents, etc...
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Will 11.10 or 12.04 run on my system?

I have an old pc,so i am curious about runing ubuntu 11.10 or 12.04 on my configuration. Is it possible to run them on this: Processor :AMD Athlon +2200 1.8GHz overclocked to 2GHz. Motherboard: ASUS ...
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655 views

Can't enable wireless lan on Fujitsu Siemens A1665G with Ubuntu 11.10 installed [closed]

I saw my old Notebook yesterday and wanted to make that work again. On Windows XP the wireless worked still fine. Then I installed new Ubuntu 11.10 32bit and I'm sadly not able to make the wireless ...
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1k views

2 TB Hard Drives and RAID 5 in home server

I recently converted my home media server from Windows Server 2008 to Ubuntu 11.10. Right now, there is a single WD20EARS 2 TB hard drive formatted as NTFS that's about to run out of space. I'd like ...
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How can I enable Multitouch features on My Desktop Touch Screen

I have a "Medion" Touchscreen (bought from Aldi). The display works perfectly, as do single touch inputs. However, despite the screen being multitouch capable, I can't get multitouch gestures to work. ...
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Headphones Don't work

hello im new at this in linux,i have a problem the computer speakers works fine but when i connect the headphones i cant listen anything, i have a packard bell easynote mz35-f withe ubuntu 11.10 ...
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5.1 Surround System Subwoofer not working

My subwo0fer is not working on Ubuntu 11.10. Satellites are all working. It is part of a 5.1 Soundsystem. I've already googled and changed in the /etc/pulse/daemon.conf file these Variables and ...
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1answer
313 views

Disk read error after cloning

After cloning a Windows hard disk using dd, Windows failed to startup, giving 'disk read error'. Although I know that there are faulty sectors on the old disk, the startup completes, albeit slowly. ...
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1answer
634 views

HP-G64-455SX not detecting the webcam

I have a HP-G64-455SX laptop. Windows was corrupted so I decided to install Ubuntu 11.10 on it. All things were working properly but my webcam is not working. Last time I used my webcam was 3 weeks ...
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515 views

Ubuntu Oneiric Server (amd64) failed to detect QEMU HARDDISK ATA and e1000 model NIC [closed]

When I tried to clean install Ubuntu 11.10 Server (amd64) as a HVM guest on XEN (4.0.1), it failed to detect QEMU HARDDISK ATA-7 hard disk and e1000 model NIC provided by xen-qemu-dm. Same thing is ...
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11.10 x86 - memory RAM problem (shows 3.4 GB when 8 GB are installed)

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 x86 on a new computer that has 2 x 4 GB RAM installed (8 GB total). But when I go to the Ubuntu system monitor it only shows 3.4 GB of memory (and ...
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182 views

Upgrading Hardware (GPU), will it work?

In a couple of days, I will change my old nVidia Quadro FX570 to nVidia GTX560Ti and I've been wondering if simply changing the GPU will work with my Ubuntu or it will break my system/create ...
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1answer
1k views

Unable to connect to Airlive Wireless AP through Ethernet

This is crazy. I've connected the Airlive WL5460AP with an ethernet cable to the computer. The computer detects the access point, but doesn't establish connection. The LAN port is LAN1 according to ...
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HDD in idle system stays active

When having Ubuntu 11.10 idle, hard-disk is still doing "something" periodically for a very small time (I have 8GB RAM). I can hear the seeks every few seconds (iostat tells something like 20kB/s). ...
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1answer
1k views

Unable to activate 3D effect in Ubuntu 11.10 Dell Studio Laptop

I have Dell Studio with a ATI 1 GB dedicated graphics card, I am running Ubuntu 11.10. I have also installed Compiz configuration package. Once I select necessary options in Compiz I am running the ...
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Does all hardware of a Thinkpad Edge E525 work

I would like to buy a new computer in the next days. The Thinkpad Edge E525 (AMD A6-3400M with AMD Radeon HD 6520G, product number 12002JG) is in the pole position, but I did not find a review how the ...
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0answers
246 views

Gateway laptop no longer recognizes wireless hardware after hard reboot [closed]

I had wireless working with no problems. Laptop froze and required hard reboot. Since then the laptop does not recognize internal wireless hardware. Wireless network still working with other ...
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1answer
3k views

Microphone doesn't work [closed]

I always loved using Ubuntu and enjoyed its open source service (though it is not as user friendly as Windows). At first I faced many conflicts which I managed to solve. But now the problem is that ...
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1answer
803 views

Computer suddenly won't boot - stops at a flashing prompt [closed]

I have been running Ubuntu on my computer for a long time, and I have been using 11.10 since it became available in October. Suddenly, this morning, when I rebooted, the computer would not reach the ...
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297 views

My fan turns off after a few seconds [closed]

Can you please help, I cannot get the fan to come on at all when running 11.10, it works fine in windows so obviuosly not the fan itself, it comes on for about 5 seconds when laptop initially turned ...
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727 views

Why does my hardware wifi switch turn off my USB wifi key as well as the wifi card? [closed]

My hardware wifi switch button doesn't work very well. Sometimes it works, sometimes not. So I've bought a USB wifi key, and it works very well. But there is still a problem, if I touch the wifi ...
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I am looking for help with my GMA500 in a T91MT

I have been working (on and off) for about 2 weeks now and I'm still stuck in 800x600... I followed this guide as well as i could but when I got to: sudo apt-get install xorg-emgd emgd-dkms It ...
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398 views

CPU usage under ideal condition [closed]

I'm using dell xpx L502X (i7 - core) with ubuntu 11.10 with nvidia 525 with optimus support. I have installed ironhide for optimus support on my laptop. When I look at system monitor even under ...
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1answer
687 views

How to enable the accelorometer in Dell Inspiron Duo

I am considering on getting a Dell Duo Tablet PC. I love the idea of a tablet, but there are some things that just need a physical keyboard (no the iPad is NOT immune to this!!) and I hate to have to ...
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1answer
398 views

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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2answers
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How to enable the Hp QuickPlay buttons?

I have an Hp pavilion dv2000 and it has a pretty nice blue buttons over the keyboard, some are for multimedia (which work perfectly), and other two are for launch a DVD application and a multimedia ...