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Writing applications for Ubuntu (including Ubuntu Touch) and questions about the application submission process to the Ubuntu Software Center. This covers both open source and commercial applications.
Questions about games and gaming on Ubuntu. Most other gaming-related questions can be asked on the Gaming StackExchange site - http://gaming.stackexchange.com/
a free partition editor for graphically managing disk partitions. It is included in some flavors of Ubuntu by default and is available in repositories.
personal package archives that allows users and groups on Launchpad to make packages available to the public. PPAs can be added with a terminal command or through Software Sources.
An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released on July 29, 2015
Questions related to VPN (Virtual Private Network) software
Questions related to the management, installation and removal of fonts.
Questions about Virtualizing Ubuntu or virtualizing other operating systems within Ubuntu.
used to execute scheduled commands. It acts as a task scheduler on Linux and UNIX systems which will execute commands at specified times set by the user. Cron has a great deal of customization…
Questions about various Intel graphics chipsets and their related drivers. Including: Intel HD Graphics, Iris Graphics and Graphics Media Accelerator.
Questions about connecting an Android device to Ubuntu. Questions targeting the device itself are better suited for android.stackexchange.com.
An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released in 2012 and the successor of Windows 7. Introduced UEFI as a replacement for legacy firmware/BIOS and requi…
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) was released on 18 April 2019 and reached end of public support on 23 January 2020. Questions specific to this release would be generally off-topic and are likely to be clos…
Lightweight and fast free software desktop environment for UNIX-like platforms. Xfce (currently Xfce4) is the desktop environment of Xubuntu.
the primary user interface and compositing manager of the GNOME 3 desktop environment, this tag is for questions about using and troubleshooting gnome-shell, theming it, etc. Extensions should be addi…
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) was released on 17 October 2019 and will reach End of Public Support in July 2020. Use this tag for version-specific questions only.
This non-LTS (long term support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Wily Werewolf. It is now EOL. Newer questions should be considered off-topic.
a Display Manager for the X.org X server. It is the default X display manager of Ubuntu. LightDM starts an X session and presents the user with a graphical log…
a way of connecting computers together in a local area network or LAN.
A component of a Unix filesystem which contains other items, to organise the filesystem
the process of salvaging data from damaged, failed, corrupted, or inaccessible secondary storage media when it cannot be accessed normally. Use this tag when you want refer to one of …
Video and resolution shown by the monitor. Do NOT use this tag for GNU SCREEN.
Questions about HP (Hewlett-Packard) equipment including personal computers, printers, cameras etc
Questions about the graphical interface update-manager, as opposed to the command line apt-get.
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a compact audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed digital data.
For questions regarding the processes that automatically run after booting.
Questions for the display resolution of a display device, usually given as number of pixels in each dimension or by it's aspect ratio.
GUI stands for Graphical User Interface. An Ubuntu Desktop system includes a desktop environment (such as Unity), display manager, and many graphical applications, providing a GUI for many components …
the superuser, the owner of most system files. Questions about the root user or accessing superuser privileges may use this tag; the / or /root directories may be more app…
a next generation service modelling and execution framework.
ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated product range includes motherboards, laptops, servers and mobile phones.
Questions relating to using the Steam digital distribution and gaming software in Ubuntu.
Questions related to physical hardware, and how it interacts with Ubuntu.
Questions related to configuration of Ubuntu software.
known to have compatibility issues in Linux systems, and this tag should be used for questions about getting wireless working well on Ubuntu when a Broadcom card is involve…
Questions related to screen brightness.