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I want to find out if my Lenovo laptop has a Sandy or Ivy Bridge

Is there a command or a register to find this information on my laptop? I need to know it before I install Intel pstate. Thanks. PS This is the result from the command from ...
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Why my CPU of 2.1GHz clocks at 800mhz in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've a problem with my notebook DELL INSPIRON 1720. This notebook have a CPU Intel t8100 2.1GHz and it doesn't work perfectly. It works at 800MHz stable, like in power-safe. But when I change the ...
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What are the specs needed to run Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I am thinking of putting Ubuntu 13.04 onto some machines. They are three years old and I can't find anywhere some hardware specs that these machines should meet. Please let me know! Thanks in ...
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How do I enable all four cores on my Toshiba P70-A notebook? (only one enabled now)

I recently noticed my computer is highly sluggish (recent install of Kubuntu 13.04 by the way). I have a Toshiba Satellite P70-A PSPLPC-01Y007 laptop with an Intel i7 quad-core, 16 GB of ram. It ...
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Is the Atom Z2460 supported?

Couldn't find anything in the component database, I'm mostly worried about the PowerVR GPU it has. There are many Windows tablets using it and I was wondering if I could use 12.04 on it
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Building small Ubuntu server - What hardware is recommended? [closed]

There are many of us who need to build small Ubuntu server. Problem is that in some countries it is hard to find and quite expensive to buy server motherboards and processors. And when one is ...
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How add cpu frequency that should be available?

I have a system with an Intel Core i7 970 that should be able to run at 3.2 GHz. I'm running ubuntu 12.04 and installed the cpufreq indicator to be able to change the governor and noticed that I only ...
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Did I make a good choice of computer hardware?

Today I bought a new notebook. Configuration: I3 @ 2,1GHZ 4GB ram 500GB HD Intel HD Graphics 3000 It came with Windows 7; I'm a Ubuntu solid user by 1 year. So, I don't want to use Windows anymore ...
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Is the Intel Thunderbolt interface supported in Ubuntu 12.04?

I was searching the web around one hour now, but still could not find a definite answer: Is Intel Thunderbolt already working with Linux? I am especially interested in networking, so that I can ...
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1answer
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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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Tearing intel HD 3000 with Ubuntu 11.10 (AMD 64)

Good evening, I have a problem to eliminate the annoying "tearing" of my current video card intel HD 3000 (Sandy Bridge CPU). Installing Ubuntu 10.11 (AMD64) the bug is now known (but does not seem ...
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Help me to determine: Does this laptop have wireless?

I've got a pair of HP-Compaq nc8000s and it seems they should have wireless... but when I check networkmanager I don't see it, nor when I check in all the normal places. From this lshw output: ...
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Sandy Bridge support any good yet?

I'm looking at a G530 Sandy Bridge and wondering if the integrated GPU, sound, and networking will work well out of the box? I'm particularly interested in VDPAU support in mplayer, and would like ...