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I frequently see ads for system76.com - they sell laptops and desktops. But remember - Ubuntu is an operating system, a software that can be installed by yourself. You could buy a laptop/desktop with whatever specs you want , and then install Ubuntu. And if you don't mind getting your hands dirty, you could even build your own pc and install Ubuntu ...


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The download page for Chrome Canary tells me: Chrome Canary is currently not available on the linux platform. You can try Chrome Canary for Windows 32-bit, Windows 64-bit or OSX. The list of channels doesn't show any Canary build for Chrome.


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Step 1 - Download the zip https://download-chromium.appspot.com/ Step 2 $ ./chrome --no-sandbox NOTE: cd /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ sudo ln -sf libudev.so.1 libudev.so.0


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for the wireless you have, it's Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n You might need to install the proprietary driver for it. Please connect to the Internet by using the Ethernet port (for download the driver), and open your dash, search for "driver, you will see a tool for this: Select the driver, press "apply changes" It should do the trick. ...


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First, the command you use for parsing video cards in this case: lspci | grep VGA Is not a reliable way to do this. Reason is that for some video cards, they're not listed as a "[0300] VGA compatible controller", they could be a "[0380] Display controller", or a "[0302] 3D controller", a more reliable way to do this is: lspci -nn | grep '\[03' ...


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Have you gone to "applications", Additional drivers and searched for avaliable drivers? Should list available opensource and proprietary drivers for your graphics card


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Please get a temporary internet connection; ethernet, tether or however. Open a terminal and run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer After it completes, reboot and let us hear your report. If your wireless is still not working, check for clues: dmesg | grep b43 rfkill list all


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You can only ask Lenovo if they provide you with the image or installation media or check their website, there's no download for this available from ubuntu. Perhaps a standard image would work, just try it.


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during shutdown of my kubuntu laptop, the hard drive make a noise as if it was powered off without warning. How can I ensure the system waits until everything is ok before it powers off? Unless there's some evil bug, I don't believe that's happening. Your HDD might make such a noise, but unless you have very strong evidence to believe otherwise, your ...


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You can use almost any printer that has a USB interface... USB would be on the front, not the output to PC connections. Look for Scan to USB, or Scan to Thumbdrive. All versions of Ubuntu, I have used, will recognize the thumbdrive on the Networked or Installed Printer. So you would need to use the internal scan functions on the printer. This capability is ...


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Not claiming to be an expert here, but here is what I found. After seeing one of my interfaces named "rename2", I checked the file /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules. There I could see that both my second and third NIC had the same name, eth1. After changing the last of them to eth2, and rebooting, everything was back to normal.


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There could be so many reasons behind this that the best advice for you is to follow a sound troubleshooting guide like this one. Whenever I have problems I use it. It has saved me many times!


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I guess the answer is that there isn't one. Will update this answer if one is released somewhere.


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So it seems to boot directly to Windows. No, it does not directly boot to Windows 8. If you shut down your computer properly (no standby), it should boot like any other computer before, including performing a power-on self-test (POST). The only difference is, that UEFI machines can perform this whole process much faster. Branding = Confusion A source ...



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