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How long after new LTS release for certifications to come out?

On the Ubuntu certification website (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/) laptops are only certified through 14.04; it doesn't look like any laptops have been certified with 16.04. Does anyone know ...
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Certified HP server Intel CPU versions for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

The web-page http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201509-19196/ indicates that the HP Proliant DL160 Gen9 server with processor Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2603 v4 @ 1.70GHz has been awarded the ...
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Is there an easily searchable database of hardware that works with Ubuntu?

I'm looking to buy a new custom-built laptop and I want to know that the hardware will work. Do Canonical provide any tools so that would-be users can check if their hardware works? I've seen the ...
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Ubuntu certified laptops Intel WiFi

I see Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga at the Ubuntu certified list (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201602-41481/). As I understand, everything works on this laptop out of the box. And I see that ...
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Using Ubuntu on Lenovo Essential B40-30

So i recently bought a new low-price laptop, Lenovo Essential B40-30. Specs are: Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core™ N2840 2.16 GHz processor, 14", HD, 2GB DDR3 I was wondering now if i could use Lubuntu or ...
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Servers Hardware Certification of kernel upgrades

I am trying to figure out the HW certification policy for older HW (my interest is servers). When a new point-release or HWE is available, it usually includes a Linux kernel update. Is there a ...
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Which hypervisors are certified to run Ubuntu?

Which hypervisors are certified to run Ubuntu? I tried to search certified hypervisors information, but I can't find it.
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Lenovo ThinkCentre M78, Processor Type

I see that Lenovo ThinkCentre M78 is certified by Ubuntu, http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201212-12227. The processor they tested in certifying was an AMD A6-5400B. However, I would ...
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Newest Laptops in Ubuntu Certified hardware list?

I am looking for a new laptop, with the intent to run Ubuntu Linux on it. I have a preference for Lenovo, but Asus is good too. So I started looking at the Ubuntu Certified hardware list but then I ...
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Why won't hibernation work on this Ubuntu-certified laptop?

I recently bought the dell Inspiron 3542 (Ubuntu-certified), it came preloaded with Ubuntu 12.04, I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 (erased everything). When I try sudo pm-hibernate the computer ...
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Is there such thing as an Ubuntu Certification Program, which guarantees compatability?

Is there a list or repository which I can refer to so I can see the options of laptop brands or models which are safe to buy?
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Updating Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E7240 (factory install)

I have a Dell Latitude E7240 as my work machine. It came with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I would like to upgrade to a later distro but it is important that I don't end up witha buggy machine a s a ...
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Which recent tablet/notebook convertible PCs run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS flawlessly?

I’m an Ubuntu newbie, and I’m interested in acquiring a tablet/notebook convertible PC that will run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS without lots of hardware incompatibility and driver tweaking hassles. In ...
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What is EFI v2.31 Lenovo? Where do I find it?

At http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201307-13930/ the bios version it says is certified is EFI v2.31 Lenovo But the latest UEFI version available from Lenovo's website is 2.25 How do I ...
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Ubuntu Desktop certified hardware for Lenovo Laptop “G50-70 Intel Core i3 4010U”

I have bought a Lenovo Laptop "G50-70 Intel Core i3 4010U" with pre-installed Windows 8. I would like to install Linux but I can't find the software for my laptop here, which one is the most ...
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Is running temperature considered when a machine is added to the 'Ubuntu certified' list?

I have a 2 yr old HP pavillion dv4 laptop. Ubuntu runs fine. But I recently noticed that the temperature of the cores (with just a browser open, not playing flash videos) is significantly higher than ...
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Is there a easy way to test ubuntu on new notebooks before buying it?

Is there an easy way to check a notebook's hardware compatibility with ubuntu before you buy it? I really don't want to buy a notebook home and find several bugs caused by the hardware. I know that ...
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'Ubuntu Server certified hardware' vs building my own physical server?

I'm going to need a few new physical servers running Ubuntu Server (12.04 LTS then upgrading next year to 14.04 LTS), and I'm wondering what is the difference between choosing a server from the '...
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Is Ubuntu Server OS 12.04.2 fully compatible and supported by Bulldozer based AMD Opteron 3280?

Questions 1) Is Ubuntu Server OS 12.04.2 fully compatible and supports with Bulldozer based AMD Opteron 3280? 2) Is it compulsory to use Ubuntu Server certified hardware vendors and models? But my ...
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Where can I find information about ubuntu compatible or certified hardware/PC models?

I am buying a new desktop PC in early 2013, anyway this question should apply to someone intending to buy a new laptop/ultrabook as well. This machine is not meant for gaming, and if I ocasionally do ...
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Support for hardware components

How can I find out if Ubuntu supports a particular hardware component, that is, if it works in Ubuntu? I am going to put together a computer and I am choosing components. How do I know if Ubuntu ...
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Why is there no laptop certified under 64-bit?

Ubuntu has a hardware certification program (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification). If you search under Release 11.10 and laptop, you will find that all are certified under 32-bit and none under 64-...
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My system has a special image and standard images won't work?

How can I install ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop DELL Latitude E6420? I see this at the ubuntu sites The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the ...