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Uninstall Linux on an embedded board [on hold]

I am using an embedded board, a FOX G20 V with an ATMEL AT91SAM9G20 processor. I would like to know first of all, which specific linux version I am using on this board, but also, how to remove it. ...
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Overheating, faulty laptop - How to prevent overheating?

I have a problem with my laptop. It overheats. In Windows 7 I use 80% Maximum Power State under power options to workaround the issue. Is there a similar solution available for Ubuntu? Can I set my ...
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What upgrade options for non-PAE machine?

The last time I upgraded this machine it failed because I have a non-PAE processor. I was forced to reinstall the last, old version of Xubuntu. Now I fear I'm stuck with a discontinued distribution. ...
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Most lightweight version of Ubuntu?

I'm trying to run a webserver backbone at home, currently what I now need to do is setup the fileservers. I don't have much money so I'm using 4 scrapped Apple TV's (1st Gen) I found. According to ...
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broadcasting from 2014, Imac G5 PowerPC

i´ve got this Imac G5 PowerPC 2Ghz & 2GB SDRAM and i got it for free! i´m not an fan of apple but i thought that the specs were pretty nice for emulating snes gba and psx, however there are no ...
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F2A85V-PRO motherboard with AMD A10-5800K processor issue with linux systems [closed]

Since I bought my new machine - F2A85-V PRO motherboard, AMD A10-5800K processor and 16GB CORSAIR RAM, Im facing problems with installing every x64 based linux distribution. But not only installing. ...
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Installed FX-6300 (6 core) from Semphron (1 core) and now interrupt request storm (ksoftirqd)?

Scrypt mining in cgminer used to have no issues with Semphron 145, I switched to FX-6300 and processor usage shot up to 100% and stuck there. cgminer process is consuming about 20% and six ksoftirq ...
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Processor Tunable status according to Powertop

I am absolutely new to the LINUX platform, since I just migrated to Ubuntu 13.10 from Windows8. I installed powertop so that I could assess my processor. The Tunables window of the output returned by ...
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ubuntu black screen appears

I am using ubuntu 12.4 in that we have installed 2Gb RAM dual core processor I have installed some of the software like eclipse , SQL . while using these software's few seconds screen goes into black ...
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High(er) idle cpu temps compared to Windows

My CPU seems to be getting a lot hotter under Ubuntu compared to Windows. I am not basing this on actual temperature readings, but simply on the fan that's kicking in, which it doesn't do under ...
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How many physical processors does ubuntu support? [duplicate]

How many physical processors does ubuntu support? I have a 4 socket server mainboard with 4 dual core AMD Opterons. Will Ubuntu support all 8 processors. I also have plans to upgrade to 6 core ...
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problem with heat of i3 processor and battery life on ubuntu 13.04

I got problem with i3 processor on 13.04 ubuntu version . I read somewhere that linux(ububntu) can overclock the processor to higher values. I dunno if is this true but i guess it is . On Windows the ...
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Upgraded 13.04 to 13.10 and it doesn't read my quad core

Basically as the question says. 13.04 read all quad cores fine; not sure why 13.10 isn't. Running 64-bit on alienware m11x r3.
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What is vPro, is it Linux compatible?

I saw that some of the Lenovo laptops have "vPro" processors, which enable special management features: ...
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Wich version of ubuntu should i use with my processor [duplicate]

I bought a laptop a while ago and i'm sort of trough with windows. I wanted to try ubuntu but I don't know wich version I should take. I got a Samsung NP300E5A-S02NL It has a Intel I3 ...
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Is there any way to retain word 2010 format?

I have some resumes and other documents that are really format dependent. They were originally created with Microsoft Word 2010, and is there any way to put them into ubuntu and have them still be ...
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13.04 Installs the wrong ISO [duplicate]

When I download the 64 bit 13.04, no other options are given and the download just begins. I am using a MAC and this default is the wrong processor.
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Processor temperature when just browsing the web is 55-60 C

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. It has an Intel® Core™ i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz × 4, 8 GB ram, and an AMD Radeon HD 8730M It also has a Intel HD 4000 but i'm using AMD I have nothing else open ...
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which is the best ubuntu for intel atom processor [duplicate]

Which is the best Ubuntu for Intel Atom powered notebooks? I have already tried 13.04 but that did not work. please help.
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Logical / Physical processors supported [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me the maximum number of logical as well as the maximum number of physical processors supported in the latest release of Ubuntu? In the documentation online, I've found the 8 ...
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Ubuntu running slow and laggy [duplicate]

My Ubuntu has been running pretty slow, but I don't know why. I have the latest updates and all. I installed Ubuntu i368 on a AMD processor does that effect the speed? Thank you.
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Ubuntu Touch for my device [duplicate]

I have Micromax A110Q which has media tech 6589 quad core processor with 1.2ghz frequency. Is this device supported by the Ubuntu-mobile? The Specifications are just describing few devices.
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Very slow uncompressing with processor freezing!

here is my situation: I have a bash script that runs a zcat command, which uncompresses an image. For some reason, it runs very slowly even though it's only a 2 gb file. This computer has a high-end ...
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Taking The Cores Offline

I have Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz × 8 process which has 4 physical cores and 4 logical cores. Most of the time i been on AskUbuntu, Watching videos, Basically no processor hungry ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 only detects one of my processors

processor : 0 vendor_id : AuthenticAMD cpu family : 18 model : 1 model name : AMD A6-3670 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics stepping : 0 microcode : 0x3000027 cpu MHz : 2781.169 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 detects only 2 out of 4 cores

I have just installed and updated ubuntu desktop 13.04 64-bit (3.8.0-19-generic ). I have AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 945 Processor with 4 cores, but the cpuinfo shows only 2 cores avaible. How can I enable ...
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Which is the correct ISO file to download Ubuntu 13.04 on a laptop with an Intel Core i5 processor? [duplicate]

The Ubuntu website automatically downloads an ISO file with the -amd64.iso suffix. I see no option to download one for an Intel processor. I don't know if it even matters or if this -amd64.iso is ...
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ubuntu 12.10 64-bit consuming 100% cpu power and high battery

I am new linux user, installed ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) from wubi (getting boot option (windows7/ubuntu). But after opening ubuntu, laptop gets heat up, fan running very fast and performance is very ...
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Why in Ubuntu 12.10 turbo boost doesn't work properly?

I have a laptop with Core i7 (3610QM). It has 3.1GHz in turbo mode (basic mode is 2.31GHz) but system thinks 1.2GHz is a basic mode and 2.31GHz is turbo mode. How can I solve this?
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Why does Ubuntu 12.04 recognize only one processor?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a machine that has an Intel i3 processor. As far as I know, i3 processor is a multicore one and the OS should recognize 2 processors, just as Windows 7 does. Ubuntu ...
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How can I see how many processor cores are working?

I have quad-core processor system. I was using Windows before installing Ubuntu. Windows by-default was using 1 core* and I could change that with msconfig. How can I do this in Ubuntu or is it ...
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Which processor family should I choose when compiling the kernel for an AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-52 CPU?

I have laptop with AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-52 CPU. Which processor family should I choose when configuring kernel?
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The limits is restored to the defaults after I reboot

I want to remove "memorylocked" and "maxproc" limits. I am using tcsh shell. I read that if I use "#limit memorylocked unlimited" and "#limit maxproc unlimited" then they will be set to unlimited. I ...
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Mouse scrolling bug in Abiword and Open Office

I need a good word processor for Xubuntu which: 1) is able to memorize the font size I am using within the documents; and 2) can be scrolled with the mouse wheel. Plain text editors do not allow ...
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Wrong Processor Info

I'm using Intel i5-2430M processor which is a dual core processor, but the output of /proc/cpuinfo shows four cores. Why? Is is because of hyper-threading? If yes, is there any way I can see the ...
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Does Ubuntu support Core Parking?

Core parking is a new feature that introduced in Windows 7 to get better Battery performance . Depending on the resource use of the operating system it may park one or multiple cores of a multi-core ...
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Is there any difference between processor and core?

The following two command seems to give me different information about the same hardware srs@ubuntu:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep -e processor -e cores processor : 0 cpu cores : 4 processor : 1 ...
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Only one processor core could be enabled according to dmidecode

I am a little bit surprised with the following information that I get with dmidecode: srs@ubuntu:~$ sudo dmidecode -t processor # dmidecode 2.9 SMBIOS 2.6 present. Handle 0x0004, DMI type 4, 42 ...
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Why is Ubuntu detecting only one processor core?

My processor is Intel P6100 which is a Dual Core processor. When I do cat /proc/cpuinfo this is what get varun@varun-K52F:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu ...
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in Ubuntu 10.04 - make your i5 processor run all cores

I would like to know if this is possible in Ubuntu 10.04. I would like to make my i5 processor run all cores at the same level, bringing the first core down, so that the other cores can work also, ...
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What the different hardware temperatures listed in psensor, sensor viewer etc reffer to?

I have installed psensor and see a list of temperatures, but listed as ”Temperature 1”, 2, 3 etc . I can only guess where the processor is: but who's who for sure? The same question stands for ...
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Will Ubuntu Server 12.04 run on a system with 8 physical CPUs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many maximum CPUs does Ubuntu support by default? Is it possible to run ubuntu server 12.04 on a server with 8 individual physical processors. As my server has 8 ...
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Intel i7 7320QM 64 or 32 Bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? Well, I've recently bought an Alienware M17X and it has and Intel processor, which I've never ...
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mpirun -np N, what if N is larger than my core number?

Say I have a 4-core workstation, what would linux (Ubuntu) do if I execute mpirun -np 9 XXX Q1. Will 9 run immediately together, or they will run 4 after 4? Q2. I suppose that using 9 is not good, ...
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Can't install 12.04 server under Intel Pentium M

I recently decided to upgrade ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04. My old MV Mobeus was already dual-booting the desktop and server versions of Ubuntu from the GRUB boot loader. I managed to upgrade the desktop ...
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Intel Core i3 CPU is not 64 bit?

According to this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/32bit_and_64bit the following Intel CPU's are 64bit: Intel F and 5x1 series Pentium 4 using the "Prescott" core Pentium D Core 2 (Solo, Duo ...
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How do I assign different CPU cores to different processes?

I'm using Ubuntu Server Edition 11.10 and I have two extremely CPU intensive programs running on the same core. Neither of these processes were programmed for multi-core processing. Is there a way I ...
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How to disable processor drivers

I have a Toshiba laptop that freezes when I plug in the AC Power cord. But I remedy this in Windows 7 by going into Safe Mode then Control Panel > Device Manager > Processors and disable both of ...
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Which version of Ubuntu is best suited for a Pentium 4

The question is pretty self-explanatory. I have a 2.8Ghz, 1GB RAM PC at my office. Windows is really slow on it and the Android Emulator never works properly on it. I am sure that Linux will ...
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Are AMD processors less well supported than Intel processors?

I am looking to buy a new laptop, and as the Toshiba C660s seem to have small speakers, off-center keyboards and touchpads, and terrible "two-touch to zoom" feature, i am browsing Lenovo Ideapads. ...