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Can't find any laptops that are certified by Canonical with a standard Ubuntu image

I'm considering buying a ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 that comes pre-installed with Windows. So I looked at Ubuntu's list of certified hardware to see if the laptop is certified/compatible with Ubuntu. ...
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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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How to get MultiSeat (loginctl attach) to properly work with a MultiStreamDisplayPort card?

The native display on this All-in-One is the .../card0/card0-LVDS-1 and the DisplayPort attached external monitor is .../drm/card0/card0-DP-2 Was hoping to keep the LVDS as the embedded All-in-One and ...
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Supported hardware list 2021?

I'm having trouble finding an up to date (well, actually finding any working) supported hardware lists. It seems that "Linux Friendly", "Component Catalog", and "...
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Hardware certification

I bought a new laptop Dell - Latitude - 9410 2 in 1 with Windows 10. I want to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS wich is my main OS. I will use the two OS with a dual boot. But I saw that this laptop is not ...
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How do I get the computer's SNID number from Ubuntu 20.04?

The hardware product file has some codes but its not clearly telling me if any is a SNID.
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Compatibility Asus prime b360m-k and Ubuntu 18.04 plasma

Please, where I can check compatibility between Ubuntu 18.04 Plasma and Asus prime b360m-k motherboard? I searched in Google and read several webpages, but I can't confirm this compatibility. This ...
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Does anybody know if Dell Inspiron 15 3000 support ubuntu?

I was looking at Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Laptop - Intel Core i5 Wanted to confirm if all of the components ...
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Where can I find the ubuntu build that works on the x1 carbon gen6 [duplicate]

according to there is an ubuntu 16 that is certified to work with the lenovo x1 carbon gen6. Can I get it? If so where? If not, why not? Thanks
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Ubuntu OEM prep for distro "Manufacturer details"

Newly installed Ubuntu 16.04 OEM but cant distro because the system is still missing OEM Manufacturer, Make, Model and so forth. In an attempt to remedy my issue, I have attempted several different ...
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What are the latest Ubuntu certified laptops using the official Ubuntu image?

The list of latest (16.04) Ubuntu certified laptops using the official Ubuntu image is empty. The only certified laptops come with pre-installed image. What are the latest Ubuntu certified laptops ...
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certification hardware

we are a tunisian manufacturer "IGL Industrie" we have our Brand " versus ". We need certified our desktop PC with ubuntu. have you any information about process ? Please help us best regards
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Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad E470

I'm considering to buy a Lenovo ThinkPad E470 which I most likely will run Ubuntu 16.04 on. Is this machine "plug and play" with Ubuntu 16.04, or does it require any kind of configuration adventures? ...
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Dell 7378 with 7th generation Intel cannot produce sound

USB sound card works fine, but I can't make the Intel sound card work at all. The laptop is listed on the Certified Hardware. $ intel_audio_dump (intel_audio_dump:3238) intel-mmio-CRITICAL: Test ...
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Dell has plenty of Ubuntu Certified Hardware, but the XPS that ships with Ubuntu isn't on the list. Why not? Why isn't the XPS13 on this list? It ships WITH Ubuntu, why wouldn't it be "Certified".
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How long after new LTS release for certifications to come out?

On the Ubuntu certification website ( laptops are only certified through 14.04; it doesn't look like any laptops have been certified with 16.04. Does anyone know ...
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Certified HP server Intel CPU versions for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

The web-page indicates that the HP Proliant DL160 Gen9 server with processor Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2603 v4 @ 1.70GHz has been awarded the ...
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Ubuntu certified laptops Intel WiFi

I see Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga at the Ubuntu certified list ( As I understand, everything works on this laptop out of the box. And I see that ...
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Does Ubuntu support hardware which doesn't have official certification?

So I recently bought a new low-price laptop, Lenovo Essential B40-30. Specs are: Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core™ N2840 2.16 GHz processor, 14", HD, 2GB DDR3 I was wondering now if I could use Lubuntu or ...
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Servers Hardware Certification of kernel upgrades

I am trying to figure out the HW certification policy for older HW (my interest is servers). When a new point-release or HWE is available, it usually includes a Linux kernel update. Is there a ...
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Newest Laptops in Ubuntu Certified hardware list?

I am looking for a new laptop, with the intent to run Ubuntu Linux on it. I have a preference for Lenovo, but Asus is good too. So I started looking at the Ubuntu Certified hardware list but then I ...
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Why won't hibernation work on this Ubuntu-certified laptop?

I recently bought the dell Inspiron 3542 (Ubuntu-certified), it came preloaded with Ubuntu 12.04, I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 (erased everything). When I try sudo pm-hibernate the computer ...
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Updating Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E7240 (factory install)

I have a Dell Latitude E7240 as my work machine. It came with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I would like to upgrade to a later distro but it is important that I don't end up witha buggy machine a s a ...
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Lenovo ThinkCentre M78, Processor Type

I see that Lenovo ThinkCentre M78 is certified by Ubuntu, The processor they tested in certifying was an AMD A6-5400B. However, I would ...
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What is EFI v2.31 Lenovo? Where do I find it?

At the bios version it says is certified is EFI v2.31 Lenovo But the latest UEFI version available from Lenovo's website is 2.25 How do I ...
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Is there such thing as an Ubuntu Certification Program, which guarantees compatability?

Is there a list or repository which I can refer to so I can see the options of laptop brands or models which are safe to buy?
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Ubuntu Desktop certified hardware for Lenovo Laptop "G50-70 Intel Core i3 4010U"

I have bought a Lenovo Laptop "G50-70 Intel Core i3 4010U" with pre-installed Windows 8. I would like to install Linux but I can't find the software for my laptop here, which one is the most ...
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Which recent tablet/notebook convertible PCs run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS flawlessly?

I’m an Ubuntu newbie, and I’m interested in acquiring a tablet/notebook convertible PC that will run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS without lots of hardware incompatibility and driver tweaking hassles. In ...
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Is there an easily searchable database of hardware that works with Ubuntu?

I'm looking to buy a new custom-built laptop and I want to know that the hardware will work. Do Canonical provide any tools so that would-be users can check if their hardware works? I've seen the ...
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Is Ubuntu Server OS 12.04.2 fully compatible and supported by Bulldozer based AMD Opteron 3280?

Questions 1) Is Ubuntu Server OS 12.04.2 fully compatible and supports with Bulldozer based AMD Opteron 3280? 2) Is it compulsory to use Ubuntu Server certified hardware vendors and models? But my ...
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Is there a easy way to test ubuntu on new notebooks before buying it?

Is there an easy way to check a notebook's hardware compatibility with ubuntu before you buy it? I really don't want to buy a notebook home and find several bugs caused by the hardware. I know that ...
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Where can I find information about ubuntu compatible or certified hardware/PC models?

I am buying a new desktop PC in early 2013, anyway this question should apply to someone intending to buy a new laptop/ultrabook as well. This machine is not meant for gaming, and if I ocasionally do ...
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Why is there no laptop certified under 64-bit?

Ubuntu has a hardware certification program ( If you search under Release 11.10 and laptop, you will find that all are certified under 32-bit and none under 64-...
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Support for hardware components

How can I find out if Ubuntu supports a particular hardware component, that is, if it works in Ubuntu? I am going to put together a computer and I am choosing components. How do I know if Ubuntu ...
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My system has a special image and standard images won't work?

How can I install ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop DELL Latitude E6420? I see this at the ubuntu sites The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the ...
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Is running temperature considered when a machine is added to the 'Ubuntu certified' list?

I have a 2 yr old HP pavillion dv4 laptop. Ubuntu runs fine. But I recently noticed that the temperature of the cores (with just a browser open, not playing flash videos) is significantly higher than ...
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Where can I find a list of computers guaranteed to work with Ubuntu?

Before I buy my next laptop, I'd like to make sure that it will work perfectly with Ubuntu. Is there a list of completely supported computers anywhere?
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