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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...