Questions tagged [compatibility]

About the compatibility of software and hardware with Ubuntu. Note that shopping recommendation questions are off-topic here.

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How do I install fsl and Afni compatible with Ubuntu 22.04 Lts on my surface pro Windows 11?

I have been trying to download fsl, (https://fsl.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/fslwiki/), and/ or afni,(https://www.opensourceimaging.org/project/afni/), for Neuro image analysis; as I have already installed ...
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Gigabyte G5 laptop - Ubuntu 20.04 compatibility

I am considering Gigabyte G5 KD laptop for fully migrating to Ubuntu 20.04 environment. How is the hardware support in general? Will the fan speed control functions work from hotkeys as expected? Will ...
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RST RAID-0 NTFS partitions not available to mount

I've a double boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu mate on separate disks (F8 boot select). I've a RAID-0 block made in Windows 10 on RST that is working fine as secondary disk. This block is not meant to boot, ...
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Owncloud doesn't run on Ubuntu 22.04

Since I upgraded to 22.04 the Owncloud Client doesn't run or start anymore. I tried different methods of installing and even tride to run Owncloud as sudo from the terminal, no success. Owncloud isn’t ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS compatibility with Dell PowerEdge R650

Anyone know or have any experience running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with newly release Dell PowerEdge R650? In dell compatibility and also in Ubuntu compatibility, only Ubutun 20.04 is reported as compatible.
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Is Ubuntu compatible with Intel 6th generation [duplicate]

HP Pavilion 15-au062nr - PN# W2L51UA - Intel® Core™ i5-6200U - Intel® HD Graphics 520. I've tried and tried to get Ubuntu server 20.04 LTS and 21.10 (directly from Ubuntu making the .iso using their ...
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Epson DS530II scanner not detected by sane

I have an EPSON DS530II scanner. Output of lsusb: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 04b8:0182 Seiko Epson Corp. DS-530II output of sane-find-scanner: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x0182 [DS-...
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Ubuntu Compatibility Mode

A coworker and I are using Ubuntu VMs to do some development. I am using 20.04 and he is using 18.04. We are using a tool named ceedling for automated testing of our code base. To the best of my ...
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My Windows pc does not recognize by usb my Ubuntu external hdd disk

My old laptop had Ubuntu but it got destroyed. The HDD from that laptop is on my hands in a very good condition. However, it is not readable via usb. I don't want to format the drive yet, because I ...
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I want to know if my laptop hardware supports ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

My laptop is an Acer Aspire 3 A315-55G. it has: (CPU)Intel i5-8265 processor (GPU)Nvidia mx230 2gb (RAM)8GB Is it advisable to move to Linux with a graphic card like that? Does the drivers give ...
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How would you choose your next developer and data science laptop for Ubuntu

Is there some kind of compatibility map or community forum where you can predict compatibility effort you'll have to invest in installations and tinkering of settings, for contemporary laptop models ...
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Asus ROG Strix B550-i AM4 RYZEN 5000

Will the motherboard Asus ROG Strix B550-i (AM4 slot using RYZEN 5000 CPU) work with Ubuntu 20.04? If it does, any issues I should be aware of?
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Is my hardware compatible with Ubuntu (& its flavors)? [duplicate]

I heard that linux doesn't work well with Nvidia GPUs. That's why I'm concerned about the switch from Windows to Ubuntu. Because Windows works with latest hardware pretty much every time because it ...
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Kalashnikov AK-700 Armaggeddon Keyboard doesn't work with Ubuntu OS but works fine with Windows [closed]

I bought a keyboard yesterday and I noticed some of the keys behave differently, for example Ctrl and the Windows key act like shift. In the setting, I have tried different languages and layouts but ...
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Is it possible to install a Windows device driver using Wine?

I have a Windows 7 64-bit driver for a device that I would like to use with my system. If it was possible to load it with Wine and put that command correctly in my .bashrc, I would be good to go.
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Will ThePhotoStick Omni work with Ubuntu 20.04?

Will ThePhotoStick Omni work with Ubuntu 20.04? I have several platforms with pictures scattered all over the place. ThePhotoStick Omni claims it is compatible with Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android, and ...
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Why is a 21.10 built binary not compatible with 21.04 install?

I don't understand why a binary built on 21.10 is not compatible with an 21.04 system. The binary is linked against libc.so.6 which is available on the 21.04 OS version as well. Same binary, on the 21....
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will ubuntu work on an hp envy 13, specifically envy 13-ba1027nn [duplicate]

I will start a full stack developer course soon, and i gotta get a laptop that's gonna run Linux, specifically Ubuntu. I've been eyeing envy 13-ba1027nn since it's pretty powerful and cheap ish. Will ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Asus ROG Strix G513IC-EB73?

I want to buy an Asus ROG Strix G15 G513 on Amazon. One of the reviewers commented: The laptop overall for gaming and stuff is great. But I bought it for professional use and thought being such a ...
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Adobe Reader 9 and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Wine)

I installed Adobe Reader in Ubuntu 21.04 because it is required for sign-in documents authenticated, e,e E adhar, etc. Recently I upgraded Ubuntu from 21.04 to 21.10, and I observed that Adobe Reader ...
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Cannot enable fingerprint scanner in Ubuntu 21.10

I recently switched my HP ENVY cg0xxx laptop (which has a built in fingerprint scanner) from windows 10 to Ubuntu 21.20 (GNOME 40.4.0) (not dual boot, windows is gone). Everything has worked well so ...
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Ubuntu Compatibility with Nvidia

I am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 on my PC, I have a Dell Vostro 230, core 2 duo 2.93 GHz, RAM 8Gb and an Nvidia GeForce GT220, but every time I try to run Ubuntu, after a few minutes the image ...
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Does Ubuntu 20.04 work in Azure?

Does Azure support Ubuntu 20.04? We are deploying a new syslog and were opting for Ubuntu 18.04.
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Ram updated from 4gb to 8gb, it only shows 4gb of ram in my ubuntu & 8gb of ram in BIOS

Product- Notebook 15-g002ax (HP 15 notebook laptop) 64bit OS- Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Memory shows- 3.3 GiB amd processor, REV: 22CE-100 New ram: Hynix HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB, 8192 MB @ 800MHz (SODIMM DDR3) I ...
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Gigabyte motherboard compatibility question

I have a computer with a Gigabyte H310M-H motherboard running Windows. I would like to give it Ubuntu, but I'm worried about compatibility issues. I want it o be able to work with my headphones and ...
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Nvidia Docker for Ubuntu 21.04?

someone was able to install NVidia Docker on Ubuntu 21.04? It does not allow me to download it due to compatibility issues. apparently there is no support yet. Installation Guide any solution? Thank ...
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My Dlink dwa 171 stopped working on ubuntu 20.04

I have recently installed ubuntu and everything was working fine. I have installed the dlink dwa 171 driver with git but again it stopped working after a few days. I am not sure what happened but this ...
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How to mine Dogecoin on Ubuntu? [closed]

I have a question for the community. What is your best advice for mining dogecoin on Ubuntu? I have searched on youtube and found this video. Link below. What is your advice for mining! Link: https://...
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ICY BOX IB-3810U3 10-Bay External - Compatibility

Could anyone confirm whether ICY BOX IB-3810U3 10-Bay External SINGLE System for 10x SATA 3.5" I/II/III HDD with external USB 3.0 interface and UASP support works with Ubuntu (or even any other ...
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Can I install UbuntuTouch on a Billow tablet?

My brand´s tablet is Billow (Billow x103Pro), and I want to install Ubuntu Touch on It. Can I do that although my device is not in the supported devices´s list? Thanks!
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old 4.xx kernel repository at ubuntu 20.04

Because of compatiblity issues with the 5.xx kernel on ubuntu 20.04 at my old notebook. Could I use to the kernel 4.xx (from 18.04 sources) with security updates inside 20.04? The last 4.15 kernel ...
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Motherboard compatibilty with Ubuntu 20.04

I am planning to buy a new computer that comes with an ASUS TUF GAMING B460-PLUS motherboard, but I want to install Ubuntu 20.04 on it instead of Windows. How can I find out whether this motherboard ...
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i have a abgn ac wi-fi nano 11AC Adapter foktech. Can I get the driver for ubuntu

AC600 Dual Band USB Adapter. I got it on amazon.co.uk .On the amazon website it doesn't say that it works on linux. Can anyone help. Thanks. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B06XZ5B5G9/ref=...
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Is Thinkpad T14 good for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am planing to install Ubuntu on Thinkpad T14 Gen1 laptop(it comes with windows). I heard previous model Thinkpad T490 works well with linux. Is it same with their new model T14?
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Which Ubuntu version to choose [closed]

Actually I wanted to ask u all that which Ubuntu flavour should I choose?? I have a 2gigs ram 32bit lappy. I want to learn Linux with Ubuntu And want to choose a performance beast flavour of GOAT ...
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Can ubuntu 20.4 run on single core 2.2 GHz 64bit processor? [duplicate]

I have a Fuijitsu Siemens Amilo notebook li 3710.It has 4GB ram.It has an Intel celeron 900 processor which is 2.20 GHz single core 64 bit processor. Hard disk space is more than enough.Will it run ...
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How to install tracegraph into ubuntu 20.04 LTS

tracegraph202 is a very old and obsolete tool and is incompatible to Linux still my University thought that it was a good idea to ask the students to install that. I tried installing that from here, ...
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LibreOffice 6.03 failed to start in Ubuntu 1804

I installed LibreOffice 6.03 in Ubuntu 18.04 i386. When I click it's menu entry it's splash window pops up but not long after that it disappears. When I i fire it from the command line in a shell ...
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Could I switch computers with my Ubuntu installation on an external hard drive?

I installed Ubuntu 18.04, then upgraded to 20.04, on an external USB SSD drive for use with my laptop. I am getting a new computer (desktop) and want to start using the same SSD with that. Could I ...
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Emergency mode during startup

I install Ubuntu in my SSD and, while at first it works fine, and after a month or so some filesystem (probably root) crashes and I get the following message during boot: "You are in emergency ...
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Does software that has been built for older versions of Ubuntu run on newer versions? [duplicate]

On the list of downloads for some software that I want to install they have the options: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS But I am using Ubuntu 20.04. If I download the version for ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell G5 5500

I have just bought a Dell G5 15 5500 (16GB Ram, RTX 2060, i7 10-th gen) with Windows 10 per-installed. Now I need for work to have Ubuntu on it, so I installed Ubuntu 16.04. Now I have a lot of ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and XP-PEN Deco 01 V2

Does anyone use an XP-PEN Deco 01 V2 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? I'd like to buy this device but before I'd like to know if it works well with Ubuntu 20.04. I saw that drivers for linux exist (https://www....
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Why is there no option to download 32 bit or 64 bit for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

You go to official site to download ISO image. There is only one "Download" button. No option to choose between 32 or 64 bit. My PC is 64 bit, I don't want to download 32 bit version.
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Compatibility of Ubutu and Ryzen 3900 [duplicate]

I'm getting a new computer with Ryzen 3900 as processor and Gygabyte X570 UD as the motherboard. I'd like to install Ubuntu. I tried to check for the presence of any compatibility issues and so far I ...
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Stability of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Kernel Linux-5.4.0-26-generic

I installed a barebone version of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with only kernel (no DE,Window Manger and the usual things that comes with Ubuntu).i wanted to know,if possible,will this kernel work alright with 18....
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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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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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