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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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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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Is HP ProLiant BL660c Gen8 Ubuntu Server certified?

Need help to determine if the HP ProLiant BL660c Gen8 hardware is Ubuntu server certified and/or will be reviewed to be certified soon.
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What laptops are guranteed to work for Ubuntu? Is there such thing as an Ubuntu Certification Program, which guarantees compatability?

I am looking for the best laptop that I can buy to run Ubuntu 14.04 on. I want to make sure that if I buy a laptop, I will not have to worry about incompatibility. Is there a list or repository which ...
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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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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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Certified component for Dell R720xd

I see "The Dell PowerEdge R720xd server with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu." However, there are many more user selectable components that are not ...
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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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Where can I submit or read reviews for hardware components?

Looking at the following questions Which computers are guaranteed to work? Where can I find information about ubuntu compatible or certified hardware/PC models? there are some options listed on ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...