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installing ubuntu first time, DELL Optiplex 755

I am new to computers and everything and want to try ubuntu on a desktop I just got, DEll Optiplex 755. It is a bit old, I think 2007. Will the new version of Ubuntu work on it. I am upgrading the ...
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Old laptop for Ubuntu home server: powerful enough?

It's main use will be: Torrents and other downloads Storing files (everything, from jpgs to big ISOs) from multiple Ubuntu, Android and Windows systems (more than 7) Streaming 1080p video files ...
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Which Dell laptops are fully compatible with Ubuntu 12.04?

We need to buy a couple of engineering laptops. Our 1st choice would be Dell Latitude. Unfortunately, in the past, my colleague had many problems installing the Ubuntu on his E6510. The main issue ...
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Which is a better laptop for 11.10: Dell Precision M6600 or MacBook Pro 17-inch?

The company I work for is going to buy me a new laptop before the end of the year. Right now I use Ubuntu 11.04 on a ~3.5 year old Dell Vostro 1700. It's a dual boot install and it runs good enough, ...
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Current status/known issues for DELL XPS 15z?

I'm planning on buying a Dell XPS 15z laptop. I was wondering what is the status for running 11.10 on it? Are there any known issues that might be difficult to solve (specifically regarding ...