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My hardware configuration is enough for Ubuntu 64 bits?

guys! I use the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit version, and I'm thinking to install the 64 bit version. Is that a good idea with this configuration?
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Recent notebooks incompatible with ubuntu?

I'm thinking about purchasing a laptop. Since without Linux it would be for me a worthless object, let me ask the following: Are there recent note- or ultrabooks that cannot support Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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1answer
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Linux-compatible laptop [closed]

I am planning to replace my current laptop (Dell Inspiron with Core II Due) with a new one. When I bought my current one Dell was the best choice as a Linux friendly machine, and I am using it as my ...
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4answers
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Finding out if Ubuntu supports a specific laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I know if a laptop will work with Ubuntu? According to How to install hardware drivers for my laptop, the answer supplied by NorTicUs says: "If your hardware ...
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Recommend Ubuntu compatible notebook [closed]

I use ubuntu 12.04 on my Desktop, but right now I want to buy a laptop where I wish to run ubuntu 12.04. Which brand (such as Acer, Dell, Asus, fujitsu etc.) will be best for running ubuntu? My budget ...
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654 views

Planning to buy laptop, want to install Ubuntu on it, any limitations? [closed]

I'm planning to buy a laptop and want to install Ubuntu on it, are there certain hardware types which Ubuntu doesn't work on? I'm really no hardware expert, I assume I won't buy anything from Apple ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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Will a laptop with hybrid HDD + SSD run Ubuntu?

So my ol' X71SL is starting to show its age and as much as it saddens me, I think I'll need a new daily driver and I am very intered in the Asus UX32VD. I intend to dual boot if I end up buying it, ...
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is it safe to use ubuntu 12.04 on modern laptop? [closed]

hello I am new to Ubuntu ad using Ubuntu v12.04 on my Asus k53sv-sx521d laptop. I want to make sure that Ubuntu is not going to reduce longevity of my laptop or going to harm my laptop parts ...
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1answer
147 views

What laptop pre-loaded with Ubuntu can I get with a pointing stick?

Are there any manufacturers who ship laptops with Ubuntu as the default OS and also have a pointing stick (trackpoint)? I found several companies like System76 who have great-looking laptops, but none ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Linux compatibility

Does anybody know if the Lenovo IdeaPad V570-1066AJU Laptop is Ubuntu compatible? It has terrific specs (i5, 6GB, 750GB hd, HDMI and good-looking screen) for the 600$ price, but I want to make sure ...
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0answers
291 views

Where can I find computers that has a 100% support of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which computers are guaranteed to work? I want to buy a new computer but I want to know which computers will work without any issues with Ubuntu? I want to make a safe ...
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2answers
963 views

Can you recommend a very quiet or silent laptop that will work well with Ubuntu? [closed]

I need to buy a laptop for work reasons. I will be installing Ubuntu on it, and I would like it to be a quiet machine because noisy computers are my pet peeve. Can anyone recommend one which will ...
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1answer
147 views

higher-end notebook with a track-point

My old notebook wont there very long, I feel like. And Im looking for a higher-end notebook that will run Ubuntu out of the box. Unfortunately, a trackpoint mouse is absolutely mandatory for me. I ...
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6answers
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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 ...
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6answers
3k views

Ubuntu friendly laptop equivalent to MacBook Pro [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which computers are guaranteed to work? I am in the market for a new high-end Ubuntu laptop, and I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations. My requirements ...
2
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1answer
277 views

Should I buy a laptop with ATI/AMD on it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which computers are guaranteed to work? I use Ubuntu on all my machines. I'm looking at a few laptops right now to replace a failing desktop: A Lenovo with a AMD E 350 ...
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3answers
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Are there any Ubuntu-compatible laptops with a 1600x900 screen that are 1.1" thick or less?

I'm looking for a laptop for work, and I will be running Ubuntu as primary OS (close to 100% of the time). The Toshiba Tecra R840 caught my eye with its higher resolution display (1600x900). I cannot ...
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2answers
357 views

High end mobile workstations with pointer stick

I am looking for a list of higher end mobile workstations that run Ubuntu/Kubuntu well and also have a hardware pointer stick. Here's an illustration of one (from sciencesurvivalblog): I wouldn't ...
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Recommendations for a touchscreen laptop [closed]

Which touchscreen computers work best with Ubuntu? I'm looking for one and am wondering what the best one is.