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Questions tagged [hardware]

Questions related to physical hardware, and how it interacts with Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu randomly reboots on Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

I've been having several instances of Ubuntu randomly rebooting my laptop with not trace of an error message or clue to a reason why. I've checked the system logs but frankly I'm too new to this to ...
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Ubuntu is incompatible with some hardware [closed]

I hope someone can help me since I have been with the same problem for several days without finding any solution. I recently bought a Lenovo i7-8750H laptop, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD, NVIDIA ...
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Unresponsive device shut down while in use and won't start/charge

Any suggestions to get my computer to do anything will be appreciated. When I plug it in the light for charging doesn't even come on. Output before shutdown: [22969.147328] pcieport 0000:00:1c.0: ...
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Media Keys not working

I am having trouble enabling my media keys on my keyboard. Running Ubuntu 18.10 an I am using a Razor Huntsman elite keyboard which has the pause/play, skip, previous, mute buttons and a dial for the ...
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System crashing, how to tell why?

I have a pretty standard hardware set up, Asrock TaiChi mb, 16G ram, NVidia 1050, couple hard disks. Running Ubuntu 18.10 with standard everything. While still on 18.04 the system started crashing, ...
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Gaming mouse driver for Ubuntu?

Just wondering if anyone had a good solution for this. I got a Havitt Magic Eagle mouse off amazon and I was wondering if there was a way to get the proper drivers for it if the company doesnt ...
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Meaning of /proc/Meminfo file and Dmidecode command

Looking for information about total memory on my laptop, I've found the following but I have some doubt about the meaning. From the dmidecode command I obtain: Handle 0x0010, DMI type 16, 23 bytes ...
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how can i fix this pdf error

I have a problem. I am trying to copy\drag a pdf document to my e-reader. In linux folder [downloads] i can view it just fine but when i copy it to my other hardware, the document changes from pdf to [...
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Filesystem set to read only frequently Ubuntu 18.10

In the past few days my system repeats to set itself to read only. I've done some searches and apparently my drive might have gone bad? After a reboot I've been running fsck and say yes to everything ...
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No sound Intel NUC8I7HVK

I am dual booting Ubuntu 18.10 and Windows 10. I have 5.1 speakers connected to rear jack of my Intel Hades Canyon (NUC8I7HVK) with TOSLINK to JACK cable. Everything works under Windows, but I am not ...
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Mac Mini SD card slot

I recently bought a mac mini and installed 18.04 on it. All of the hardware ports are recognized (including bluetooth) except for the SD card slot. I've tried a few solutions including editing the '...
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Is there a good way to monitor temperature/fan levels for 16.04? [duplicate]

I've been struggling with this for a while and I cant seem to find a solution that works properly.
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Ubuntu16 startup fault after hardware changes

I have recently changed the motherboard of this Ubuntu16 system without changing the harddisk. When starting up with the new hardware the following error message displayed. Any help how to ...
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Possible solutions to install when bios is locked

I purchased a second hand Lenovo ThinkPad T440s which is a wonderful piece of hardware the only issue is, is that it had secure boot enabled and the bios was locked. The owner did not remember his ...
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ThinkFan temperature sensors

The temperature sensor iwlwifi-virtual-0 is always really high. Especially if I plug my laptop into an outlet to charge, I will notice the temp readout of "sensors" jump from 30-40+. What's the ...
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Bluetooth is unable to search devices on Dell vostrol 14

I am recently switched from Windows to ubuntu. One thing which I was behind is conencting bluetooth from my laptop to other devices tried all the possible ways which are on internet. every time i ...
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Superblock errors after 2 new installs

I have a 2 yr old Samsung SSD 850 Pro 128GB drive. With a fresh format, I installed Xenial on it a couple of months ago. Once in a while I would get I/O errors with bad super block. So, I copied ...
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Radeon GPU locks up under 18.04; “ring 0 stalled” spam appears in TTY1

My radeon driver can't run glxgears 100% of the time (most of the time it does work, but sometimes it hangs), and hangs instantly or after a few seconds when trying to run anything else. When it ...
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Dell Precision 3520 Compatibility with 18.04

The Precision 3520 is certified for 16.04, but I can't find any info anywhere that indicates whether there are any known problems with this model working with 18.04. I would like to upgrade, but can'...
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MacBook trackpad and keyboard won't work

I have a MacBook (early 2016 model) trackpad and keyboard. I am trying to install Ubuntu on my MacBook. My keyboard works in GRUB (with arrow keys and stuff) but not when Ubuntu boots. This has ...
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Number of RAM slots [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out how many free RAM slots are available in my laptop so that I can upgrade them. I have inbuilt two 4gb (8gb) RAM, however I would like to upgrade it to 16gb. I tried using ...
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Running Ubuntu's latest release on Lenovo T430 [duplicate]

I'm listing below the specs of my Lenovo laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad T430 2349-Core i5 2.6 GHz-3230M/64-bit Windows 10 Pro/Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 4 Gb RAM 500 Gb HDD DVD printer 1366 x 768/14 ...
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Battery Issue with Ubuntu 18.04 on lenovo X1 carbon (6th gen)

So I have bought an X1 carbon a week ago. Immediately changed the SSD and installed ubuntu 18.04. A week later, today, I cannot boot the machine unless I am plugged into the power adapter. I can ...
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The audio on the back panel seems not to be working. [Ubuntu 18.10]

there's a pesky problem i'm having with one, if not all Linux distributions based on Ubuntu (And including itself) or Fedora. The back panel of my computer seems to be not working for audio at all. ...
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USB-C to HDMI adapter that works with Ubuntu?

Do they exist? If so, does anybody have a link? Just bought two from eBay and neither works.
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Volume mute and unmute button getting pressed frequently

I have installed ubuntu 18.04 on my Lenovo laptop. Since the laptop was almost 4 years old, one of my volume mute/unmute button got damaged and the relevant key press/release event got triggered ...
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Check for DDR4 support on laptop [closed]

As the question says, how can I check if my laptop's motherboard supports DDR4-RAM or not. Laptop specifications:- OS : Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Product : HP Pavillion Series 15p045tx P.S: Not mentioned ...
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A particular key not working

One of my key character "v" is not working. It does not print with any combination: "ctrl + v", "caps lock + v", "fn + v". Now currently I am using onboard for printing keyboard character "v" But I ...
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Enable the speakers,microphone and camera

I' m using a Mediacom W700 tablet (is like a SurfTab wintron 7.0 ST70416-6) with Lubuntu 18.04 (i also installed Ubuntu-dekstop but it has only 1 GB of ram). How enable the speakers,microphone and ...
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MCE error message and random reboots [closed]

May someone help me in decoding the exact significance of the following message I found in dmesg? Jan 28 15:58:17 mint kernel: mce: [Hardware Error]: CPU 0: Machine Check: 0 Bank 7: 8c00004000010093 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes

It happens rather randomly. The mouse input becomes really lagged first, everything on the screen freezes, then a few seconds later the screen goes dark. The light on the GPU would then start blinking ...
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14.04 VNCserver/VirtualBox

One of these things is making my HD appear full while running. Virtual Box is running 6 msdos boxes, and vnc is only there to serve virtualbox. Over time it persistantly fills the HD to 100% in a ...
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How to know wifi card model on laptop? [duplicate]

I want know model and characteristics of my wifi card. How to do it in ubuntu?
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Portable monitors that work with Ubuntu/Linux

I was wondering if anyone had success in using a portable monitor on their Ubuntu system and if so which one? Edit: (More details) Specifically I was thinking something along the lines of https://...
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After update to 18.04.1 my Logitech Orbit webcam no longer works nor does my laptop camera

Is this just a missing package or something or is it deeper? I'll try adding the webcam package. Nope. That doesn't seem to have helped. Cheese shows no devices found. [Update] I fiddled around ...
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Drivers 138a:00a6 Validity Sensors in Dell vostro 3587?

I find drives for my computer is Dell 3587. Bus 001 Device 006: ID 138a:00a6 Validity Sensors, Inc. I try with fingerprint-gui and libpam-fprintd, but it can't find my devices. My ubunutu version ...
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Clevo N850EL crashes/freezes Ubuntu 18.04.1 frequently

I just bought a brand new Clevo N850EL (in some regions can also branded as Prostar or Sager NP4850), with CPU i7-8750H, 32GB RAM. Ubuntu 18.04.1 installs OK and appears to run fine (with me working,...
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HP Laptop will not boot after shutdown

I have installed ubuntu (MATE, minimal installation) on my laptop (SSD, HP brand), and it is a single boot system (no Windows). Everything was OK for a few days, and I shut down and restarted ...
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HDD not detected anymore after ubuntu update and restart

I have a asus laptop with a 3to seagate hdd (st3000dm001) 3.5" 7200 rpm Yesterday, I had an update from ubuntu which I installed as habits. My laptop crash as the battery was low, turned it on, if i'...
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Have anyone installed Ubuntu on a VeryPC Thinbook (“ethical” laptop)

after some research looking for a laptop with higher environmental and social standards. I found from different sources that the best option seem to be the VeryPC Thinbook, the most comprehensive ...
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Sound issue in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a sound issue in my system. The problem is when I restart my system and log back in there is no sound. So I have to use this code every time I log in: pactl load-module module-detect It ...
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Display error while installing ubuntu

Error while installing While installing ubuntu in my Dell laptop, shows some errors after that only sound will be audible of login screen but nothing visible. Can anyone help?
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Wifi can't detect Wifi and Wifi menu gone [duplicate]

Wifi menu is gone from top bar. Using nmtui command, also can't detect Wifi network even there's lot of wifi nearby my laptop. But ethernet working and listed at nmtui interface my ifconfig -a output ...
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acpitz-virtual-0 temperature is wrong

When I run sensors, it returns the following: coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +51.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) Core 0: +51.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°...
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Scrambled Nautilus windows during dynamic resize

If I dynamically resize my Nautilus windows the picture inside of said video becomes scrambled during the resize, and only during the resize. When I let off my mouse button all video returns to normal....
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Is a device broken if it fails to show up under lsusb?

I purchased a usb wifi adapter that doesn't work or show up in lsusb. Here are the possible reasons I can think of why it wouldn't show up in lsusb: The usb port is broken The device is broken There'...
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USB-C port not working in Ubuntu 18.04

Lenovo Yoga 910 USB-C port is not working with Ubuntu 18.04. kern.log doesn't output anything when I plug something in. When I put the same hub to USB-C port that is meant to charge the battery it ...
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correct driver for MacBook? Driver is good?

From Lubuntu 18.04. I'm not sure where the problem lies with this older computer. Most likely culprits: driver or hardware. Since the Wi-Fi seems to keep a connection fine when booting to Mac OS, ...
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Audio doesn't work after installing Ubuntu 14.04

Hello I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my pc which already has windows 8 installed(ASUS Motherboard ). Everything is working fine but I can't hear any audio in videos or even online videos. I tried ...
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Installing Ubuntu on ThinkStation D20

I have a Lenovo ThinkStation D20 machine and am hoping to install Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04. Before I do, I want to make sure that the hardware will support it. I don't see this specific machine listed in ...