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Questions tagged [support]

Questions related to Ubuntu's support period.

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Supported Hardware List

To start I should admit that I haven't done much work in Ubuntu in a few years. I am wondering is if there is still a single, canonical source of the hardware supported by the newest distribution of ...
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Microscope Support

I work in a medical place where they want to move to Linux (And guess which Distro I will recommend ^^ ). But before I do this I need to find if there is such support for Microscopes in Ubuntu. In ...
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How to get support for paid software from Ubuntu Software Center

After buying and installing a game via the Ubuntu Software Centre, I find the software does not work. But where do I turn to for support? The game company says it does not support its game ported to ...
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No response on Ubuntu One Support [closed]

I submitted a support question to ubuntuone-support@canonical.com 6 days ago, received an automated response and nothing since. I have replied a few times looking for an update and nothing. This is ...
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Installing SATA 1TB 8MB Seagate ST1000LM024 5400rpm

I'm installing Ubuntu 11.10 on "Seagate ST1000LM024 5400rpm" which is "1T HDD/8G SSD" disk. Do I need to do something to use features of hybrid HDD/SSD? If this disk doesn't support Ubuntu or the ...
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Option for PCs with low disk space?

I am planning on running stock Ubuntu 12.04 on most of my PC's in order to get the five year LTS release support (and perhaps I will update one every six months out of curiousity). I have an eeePC ...
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How many years is 11.10 supported?

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 to my dell notebook. I am very satisfied so far. how many years will it be supported from ubuntu. or should I install long term support version?
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VirtualBox gives incorrect keybindings

I installed the 11.10 VirtualBox image from http://virtualboxes.org/images/ubuntu/ on my Windows 8 Developer Preview x64 machine running VirtualBox 4.1.8. I've previously installed it manually from ...
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multitouch support for magic mouse on further releases?

In older questions on internet i found that the magic-mouse multitouch-support should work since 11.04. Now we have 11.10 and i didn't find any news, that here is a multitouch-support planned for 12....
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How do I get an Hp Scanjet 2300c working? [closed]

After i connect my HP Scanjet 2300c, Ubuntu 11.10 won't detect it. I have searched for a driver in the internet but i still haven't found any compatible driver for the Scanjet 2300c.
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My zte ac 8700 usb modem is not recognized. What should I do?

I am a new user to Ubuntu. I have seen Ubuntu on Youtube got attracted, so I installed it on my Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook as a software in win 7 starter. Everything is good, but when comes to ...
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Live Support/Chat App for Ubuntu

Yesterday I was testing the ProvideSupport software from the same providesupport.com site. It had an Ubuntu installer and all but after checking out pricing I was wondering if Ubuntu or in the Linux ...
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Does 32-bit PAE with more than 4GB RAM improve speed?

I would like to buy a Thinkpad T420 with 8GB RAM configuration and install specifically 32-bit Ubuntu Desktop with PAE as I heard that 64-bit version has some issues such as providing support for ...
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Display Driver Issue on an hp TX2-1160ea Notebook

I'm new to Linux and recently switched to Ubuntu 11.04 due to my project requirement. My laptop has been freezing and going to black screen of death when I run anything related to display (Share ...
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Will Samsung laptops be fully (OOTB) supported by Ubuntu?

Power management like: suspend, hibernate, open/close LID, optimal ("healthy") disc activity, internal modem, backlight control, FN keys etc. Will it be fully supported by Ubuntu out of the box? So ...
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What happens when support has ended for a specific version of Ubuntu?

So old versions of Ubuntu are unsupported. What does that mean?
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Icons on the panel and launcher are the wrong color

I have an icon problem with Ubuntu Natty: the ones on the panel are all black; the icons on the launcher have some color, but aren't all the right icons. It has been this way since I installed Natty. ...
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How well does an ATI mobility radeon hd 5650 work?

Getting a new laptop soon with the ati mobility radeon hd 5650, and just wondering if the card will be supported (unofficially or oficially is all the same) by unity in natty?
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How do I check the external hard disk I purchase would support Ubuntu or other linux platforms

I planning to by a 1TB portable external hard disk. I have a budget of Rs 6000( US $136 approx. ) . How do I check the external hard disk that I purchase would support operations for multiple OS's( ...
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How can I get a complete list of non-standard repositories in use?

While doing some support audits I'd like to know what would be the most efficient/compact way to get a list of all extra reporitories being used on a given Ubuntu workstation using command line (not ...
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Switching graphics in Ubuntu ATI

Will Switching graphics be supported in Ubuntu in the near Future ? I have a Hp dv6 with an Ati 5650 , but it only get reconiced as a Ati 4200, that means really bad performance. I read that this is ...
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Technical help for disk space allocation

im trying to install Ubuntu but am facing some problems with data allocations. apparently the current partitions made it such that i cant install this OS without erasing the current one (Windows 7) ...
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Manhattan [Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series] support on 10.10

Not long ago, Canonical published a database of supported components for Ubuntu, and I noticed, that my video card Manhattan [Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series] have full support only at Ubuntu 10.04 LTS,...
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How can I burn an ISO file to a blank disk?

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 10.10 ISO file and am trying to burn it to a blank disc so that I can install it, using Ubuntu 8.04. I have a dual boot system with Windows and Ubuntu. Here's my ...
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Is there an official Ubuntu free technical support team?

I have found that there is an "Ubuntu Support Team" at https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-helpteam but I am not sure it's official or active. Please note that I am not referring to bug fixing support, I am ...
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Canonical support for linux-headers package

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. A search for "linux-headers" in Synaptic Package Manager, and selecting the package "linux-headers-2.6.32-26-generic" displays the following notes for this package: "...
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What is a good AMD Phenom compatible motherboard to use?

I'm buying a new computer and I think I will be going for a system based on a Phenom X6 CPU. I will be getting an nVidia GPU for support under Linux, and 8GB of memory. I expect to use 64-bit Ubuntu ...
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Problems with Java applet

Please take a look at the following Java applet: http://www1.chapman.edu/~jipsen/gap/po4.html It is supposed to show some mathematical stuff with vertices and edges. The only thing I see is ...
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Boot with “noacpi” automatically from hard drive?

If I boot ubuntu from the live cd without any special options I get the following message: [ 0.040001] Kernel panic - not syncing: IO-APIC + timer doesn't work! Boot with apic=debug and send a ...
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Used recursive chown on the root directory [closed]

Im gonna need some help restoring my ssh settings as i screwed everything up by calling this command: chown -R user / At the moment im not able to access the site through ssh/ftp since the ownership ...
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What support does Ubuntu have for the Apple Magic Mouse? [closed]

Does Ubuntu support the full functionality of the Apple Magic Mouse? What bluetooth adapters work best? What are the caveats?