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Wikipedia to the rescue... "The Pentium II brand refers to Intel's sixth-generation microarchitecture ("P6")..." — source The P6 microarchitecture is sometimes referred to as i686. The Linux kernel and Ubuntu userspace are compiled against the i686 architecture, so in that respect, your CPU is compatible. However, you have a different ...


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Crouton runs not bad on Chromebooks and I have been using it with HP Chromebook 14 (14.04 with XFCE). There are some issues however, Runs under Developer mode : Since crouton works only under developer mode, security is an issue. You will get a white screen saying that system is in Developer mode when booting in. (This is a risk since somebody can wipe ...


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Crouton will work, and installing Ubuntu Desktop via Crouton is easy. However: you will have Chrome OS running "in the background" and it'll be used for all the low level hardware stuff. The Ubuntu Desktop is more or less running as an App on top of Chrome OS. Also note that Crouton requires developer mode, and that (sadly) disables the bootloader signature ...


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It is a well-known issue that some HP computers erroneously load the acer-wmi module which hard-blocks the wireless. Here is your evidence: 1: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN Soft blocked:no Hard blocked:yes It is necessary to blacklist the module so it doesn't load on boot in the future: sudo -i echo "blacklist acer-wmi" >> /etc/...


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I chased around a few more links from the ones you gave Mohamed and found..... I used the fix here to add a 20-intel.conf file and I now have a brightness slider and working keyboard shortcuts. I found the fn key works backwards - by default the magic functions work, pressing the fn key means you get Fx key - this is the way the keyboard legends are marked ...


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I've got a HP pavillion x360 11k001nl. I managed to prepare a usb live key with ubuntu 14.04 64bit which does everything but recognizing the partitions (ubuntu installer says that the partitions are "hidden" and sees only that of the usb key I don't know how to make them visible as well as usable by ubuntu installer). Anyway I followed this advice: to ...



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