Questions related to physical hardware, and how it interacts with Ubuntu.

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Acer C720 and Not Responding Touchpad

I recently live booted Ubuntu 14.04 in seaBIOS on Acer C720 Chromebook. Everything worked well accept the touchpad it just stay's there unresponsive. I intalled Ubuntu using the keyboard on my laptop ...
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Looking to change GPUs

I currently have a Radeon HD 7970 GPU installed and I am looking at buying a NVIDIA GTX770. I would like to know if the NVIDIA one is better, in particular to WINE gaming, and Blender rendering I ...
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The screen is dark when start

I have just installed Ubuntu12.04 desktop on my computer. Now it has the following problem: every time when i start my computer, when the boot menu passed by, the screen will turn to be so dark that I ...
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Bluetooth discoverability

Hi my bluetooth is present in hardware and I can turn it on in settings but for some reason it is not enabled and I cannot turn on visability (discoverability).How can I fix this in a dell inspiron ...
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enabling wireless hardware in ubuntu

Issue Enabling the Wireless in Ubuntu: hardware details : 10:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312] (rev 02) 18:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: ...
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Acer Aspire One 756 with Pentium B967

Will ubuntu work on the Acer Aspire One 756 with the Pentium B967 processor, and if so, what version should be used?
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Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive 1TB Cloud Edition failed, data recovery?

I have a Iomega Home Media Network Drive Cloud Edition 1TB that started clicking and then displayed a failure LED code Power LED and Red LED. I removed the SATA drive and inserted in a 'All in 1 HDD ...
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My wireless is hard-blocked [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WI-FI doesn't work (Hard Blocked) I'm new to linux and i am having trouble getting my wireless to work I've found the following things Wireless LAN Soft ...
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can i mess up my hardware with acpi=off or acpi=noirq?

Dell XPS 15z Found this: ubuntu hardware support 15z Have been able to get ubuntu booted up off usb with acpi=off. My question is, once Ive installed and my boot line includes either 'acpi=off' or ...
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Up-to-date hardware compatibility lists [closed]

I'm looking for an up-to-date list of NIC's compatible with Ubuntu 10.10. One of the PC's here in the office suffered a network hardware failure in the on-motherboard network interface. We've fitted ...
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Sound doesn't work with Intel 5 Series/3400 chipset

Who can help me find the audio driver. I got the following information after I ran sudo lshw and lspci lshw vun-k42jc description: Notebook product: K42Jc vendor: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. version: 1.0 ...
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Will this hardware work well with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am preparing to make a significant investment into a new desktop computer. It will be used for work and play. I would like to see if any embers of the community have used any of the components and ...