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Would 12.04 work well on my VAIO with single core 1.86GHz Centrino and 1GB RAM? [closed]

Used to run on 10.04, dualbooted. Hard drive got replaced and now I have a blank piece of paper to work with. What system do you recommend? My laptop: Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270 CPU: 1.86 GHz Pentium M ...
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How to install ethernet driver on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with working wireless connection?

How do I install the ethernet driver on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with working wireless connection? goutham@ubuntu:~$ ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Can I keep my 10.04 installation and swap in ivy bridge CPU, motherboard and memory

I bought an i5-3570k CPU and an Intel DH77DF motherboard and memory and I was wondering if I can swap them in for my Core 2 Duo system and have Ubuntu 10.04 still work (keeping the hard drives). ...
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Intel 852GME driver

UPDATE 1: So just to finalise the question/answer, it is not possible for me to install the correct drivers for my laptop on Ubuntu 10.04. I will have to wait for Ubuntu 12.04 if I want to stick ...
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how do I replace and update intel i910 chipset driver in ubuntu-9.04

I have a question about vga driver issue, I am now have ubuntu-9.04 with linux-kernel-2.6.28 install in my machine. My machine has intel i910 chipset. And I found that when I use the external monitor, ...
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Old kernel and recent CPU

this is my question, I'd like to install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a laptop equipped with Intel Core i7 processor: does Lucid kernel support the features of this cpu? Many thanks.
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How to enable desktop effects on Ubuntu 10.04 after upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04?

I upgraded my Ubuntu 8.04 to Ubuntu 10.04 and when i try to enable desktop effects it says: Desktop effects could not be enabled. The output of lspci | grep VGA is : 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...