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How good or bad would Ubuntu 20.04 run on my computer? [closed]

So, I have this very old computer from 2010. It has : Processor: Intel i3 530 SSD: Maxtor 250gb HDD: WD 500gb GPU: NVIDIA GT 710 RAM: 6 GB (3 sticks, 2 are 1333 MHz, 1 is 1600 MHz) Motherboard: NEC-...
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ARM64 to x86 compatibility layer?

I was wondering if Ubuntu supported ARM64 to x86 compatibility layer for docker containers. Is this thing even possible, and where would I even start to do such a thing?
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Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (Core i7) Ubuntu compatibility?

I know a few threads were opened regarding this question a while ago and was wondering if anything changed since then? Especially after the release of 20.04? What works/is supported and what doesn't? ...
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Hardware compatibility with Dell notebook

I recently tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell laptop and the installation never completed. I had a problem with Ubuntu 19.10. After installing, it didn't leave the login screen. Only Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Old specs hardware compatibility [duplicate]

I own an old Asus P50IJ laptop https://www.asus.com/Commercial-Laptops/P50IJ/specifications/. CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2.2 GHz ~ 2 GHz RAM: DDR2 800 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SO-DIMM sockets for ...
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Ubuntu is very slow after dual booting on acer aspire e5-575g

I am a linux enthusiast and newbie. I first tried to install kde manjaro on my laptop but due to many incompatibility issues it didnt go well. So this time I tried dual booting ubuntu alongside ...
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Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 with ROOT partition installed on ZFS to 20.04?

When installing my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I followed this OpenZFS guide https://github.com/openzfs/zfs/wiki/Ubuntu-18.04-Root-on-ZFS to install root on ZFS. All went well and my server has been running this ...
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What brands of USB Microphones are compatible with Ubuntu Studio?

I am interested in starting a podcast (eventually going to VLog/Vodcast). I have been doing the due diligence of getting a list of the necessary elements to successfully produce a good quality podcast....
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When will Ubuntu be fully compatible with the XPS 13 2 in 1(7390)

I've recently bought the Dell XPS 13 2 in 1(7390) but Ubuntu isn't completely compatible with it yet - no touchscreen or webcam. So I would like to know when I can expect a compatible version. Thank ...
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monodevelop compatibility between Ubuntu 14.04 and Version 16

I am successfully using mono-complete/monodevelop on Ubuntu 14.04. The system recommends to update to Ubuntu 16.04. Is monodevelop still working after an update to Ubuntu 16 or are there package ...
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Redmine: Bundler could not find compatible versions for gem “actionpack”

I'm trying to configure plugin in redmine after getting a github link of the plugin it's installed successfully and these command running smoothly as: sudo gem update sudo gem install bundler sudo ...
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wxPython install dependencies issues

First off, Hey ya'll, I'm new. Thanks for being here. I'm a casual Linux user that picked up Ubuntu as an alternative to Windows 10 while in college learning R. Currently I'm trying to run an OBD-II ...
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Ubuntu on ASUS motherboard. Any compatibility issue?

I need your help! I am building my first pc. Can I install the latest Ubuntu (or older versions) on ASUS TUF Gaming X570-PLUS motherboard with AMD Ryzen 9 3900X? I tried to search online for the ...
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N/W driver - kernel compatibility

We're running Ubuntu 18.04.1 with kernel version 4.15.0-88.88. Now we're experiencing issues with N/W as the connections are not consistent. Error: "initiating reset due to tx timeout" N/W Driver: ...
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Infinity footpedal compatibility issue

I'm very new to Ubuntu and IT in general, so I am sorry if I'm asking a basic question! I have looked over various posts and haven't found a solution to my issue. I do transcription on Express Scribe ...
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Samsung SSD T5 compatibily with Ubuntu

I am about to buy an external disk Samsung SSD T5 500Go. I am not sure that it is compatible with my Ubuntu 16.04 (Xubuntu). Any one as already try this external disk ? Should I expect some ...
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Ubuntu compatibility with Chuwi Lapbook pro? [duplicate]

I am new to Linux. I have recently switched from Windows on one of PCs. I have a Chuwi laptop with the below specs: Brand: CHUWI; Model: LapBook Pro OS: Windows 10; CPU: Intel Gemini-Lake, N4100 14nm;...
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What is the state of Ubuntu compatibility for the Surface Pro 7 (2019)? [duplicate]

I just got a Surface Pro 7 (2019) and it just occurred to me that I don't know how compatible the new device is with Ubuntu (or any other Linux distributions for that matter). I love the hardware, but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS compatible with Lenovo Yoga X1 4gen?

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on my new Lenovo Yoga X1 4th generation and it has many problems. For example, waking up from suspend, you often get a fresh new screen with all the programs closed ...
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Chat between Mac and Ubuntu

I need to send files quickly via a chat program between Ubuntu and Mac OS X. Most chat programs, including WhatsApp and Viber, don't allow self messages. Is there a program I can use?
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Motherboard Compatibility - ASUS TUF Z390M-PRO

I'm taking the leap and ditching Windows for my own PC as well as my whole family. But whether Ubuntu 19.10 is compatible with the hardware is now an issue. So far, I've run the live version on 3 ...
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Dell Inspiron 14 5480 - HD encryption not working

Dell Inspiron 14 5480 is sold with an OEM Ubuntu installation. Reinstalling it with HD encryption is not working. Instaling Ubuntu standard version (not modified by Dell) is also not working. Is ...
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No fans detected

I have an Acer Aspire 3 A315-53 with a KBL metapod motherboard and ever since I switched to Ubuntu the fans haven't spun (they worked before with Windows 10). I've already run sensors and xsensors in ...
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Do I have a motherboard compatibilty issue?

I am having issues where one application is getting a segmentation fault when quitting and other software is not running as fast as I would expect. In order to help me determine if I have a ...
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Can these Chinese cameras be used as webcams?

There are many cameras sourced from China that seem to be rebrands of the same item. A mere sample of Amazon links includes SJCAM AKASO Campark COOAU. There are many more. I don't know what ...
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Need help for compatibility [duplicate]

I would like to know if this pc is compatible with ubuntu: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c06180113/ I asked in several places but none can answer me :3, I can not find it either in the ...
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How can I migrate my OS Ubuntu 18.01 to an other computer, keeping all my configurations and installed programs? [duplicate]

I have to change my computer but I want to preserve my OS as it is now. Which is the best solution to migrate my entire OS to the new computer? I can use TimeShift, but which compatibility problems or ...
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Are Ubuntu 16.04 & 18.04 compatible with Canon MG3650 [duplicate]

Are Ubuntu 16.04 & 18.04 compatible with Canon MG3650 all in one printer, or suggestions please
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How to fix no network

What does it mean when it says 14.04 LTS ubuntu they system network is not compatible with is version and how can it be fixed
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Does Ubuntu 18.04 ARM miniiso work correct as main OS on Teclast T8 4/64 Gb ? I am primarily interested in touchscreen functions [duplicate]

IDK anything about this brand, but people on forum says that GNOME works good with touchscreen
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Is it possible to use a windows install to get compatibility for apps in linux [duplicate]

Is it possible to use a windows install on a hard disk or something (windows 8) to get required data to run windows apps on linux (kubuntu 18.10) somewhat natively? Wine does not work fully for my ...
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18.04/18.10 cannot run on Asus FX503VD laptop

The laptop is Asus FX503VD and I tried ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10. After installation finished and I pressed the "Restart Now", the system always halt without actual reboot. I can then power off by ...
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Fingerprint reader compatibility

Preamble I need to buy 8 external fingerprint readers but I'm not sure they will work on the latest version of Ubuntu and I do not want to spend money blindly. The readers I would like to purchase ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not stable on Asus ZenBook UX533FD

I recently received my new computer, an Asus Zenbook UX533FD-A9034T. As I didn't want to use Microsoft Windows, I created a bootable USB key with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS version and replaced windows OS with ...
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Migrating an Acer Nitro 5 Ryzen h [duplicate]

I’ve recently bought a Acer Nitro 5 with a Ryzen 5 and discreet graphics. I still waiting for the arrival and want to know if it can be upgraded to 2.5”SSD and to 16GB RAm and most of all will it run ...
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Does the Microsoft Classic Intellimouse work on Ubuntu?

the question For my Ubuntu system, I would like to get a Microsoft "Classic Intellimouse," which is the updated version of my all time favorite "Intellimouse Explorer 3.0" (and probably the only ...
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Is my server compatible with Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I have a server which has the following specs.   Xeon E5-2620v4 X2   128GB RAM   4x1GB NIC   2*10GLOM   16* HP 600GB 12G SAS 15K rpm Will I be ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with laptops that have touch screen features? [duplicate]

Is it possible to install and run Ubuntu on a laptop with touch screen features?
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Intel NUC8I5BEK compatibility [duplicate]

Has anyone tried installing Ubuntu Desktop on the Intel NUC8I5BEK? The essential specs are: Intel Core i5-8259U Quad-Core Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 Does it work (partially)? And if not ...
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does logitech C922 Pro compatible with ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I am going to buy a webcam to be installed in Ubuntu 16.04. I am going to use it for skype
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on DELL Inspiron 15R 5520

My laptop is DELL Inspiron 15R 5520 with Windows 7 Ultimate installed and i want to migrate from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS but first i want to know if my laptop is fully compatible with this ...
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Does Ubuntu work properly on a laptop HP Pavilion 15 -CD006LA? [duplicate]

I'm thinking to buy a HP laptop model pavilion 15 -CD006LA, to install Ubuntu, but I read that there are some problems with Ubuntu on HP laptops. Do you have any information about this? Is it ...
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Ubuntu on MSI GP73 Leopard 8RE? [duplicate]

I'm interested in buying an MSI GP73 Leopard 8RE Laptop. What about using Ubuntu on it? Does it work well? Can I buy it with Windows 10 and install Ubuntu on first use?
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8Bitdo SN30 Pro, does it work with linux

My 8Bitdo SN30 Pro is not being detected by my computer ether by bluetooth or usb connection. Is the controller not supported in Ubuntu or Linux?
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS support CISCO UCS [duplicate]

I have (2) Cisco UCS 5108 Blade chassis with a total of (16) Cisco B200M3 Blades. Each blade has (2) 10 Core Intel E5-2680 1866MHz CPUs. Total environments resources 32 CPUs (320 Cores), 4096 GM ...
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Second Life In Ubuntu 18.04

I wanna play second life in my Xubuntu when I have installed without any problem but when I click on the icon doesn't appear anything... When I run it at terminal it shoots me a message that says it ...
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IBall tablet Ubuntu compatibility on 18.04.1

I am an aspiring(?) graphics designer and I have an IBall PD-5548U tablet and I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 on my laptop after I messed up my install of Windows 10.
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wich version of ubuntu is best suited for a pentium 4? [duplicate]

hello i found an old pentium 4 in my garage and i would like to ask wich version of ubuntu is the best suited for a pentium 4 because i woul like to try ubuntu. the pc have: 3gb of Ram, 40gb ...
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How to run Diogenes app on modern Ubuntu?

I've been using Linux in general for several years ,but I've never played with programming etc. My question is the following. I would like to install a x32bit program on my x64bit computer but I could'...
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If Linux is used as a kernel in most devices today then why does my Ubuntu suffer from driver issues? [closed]

After I switched to Ubuntu permanently, I was satisfied overall except for one thing which annoyed me a lot: driver compatibility. I use a ThinkPad L50 and extra mouse buttons do not work in Ubuntu. ...

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