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Domain Name System for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet. It translates domain names meaningful to humans into the numerical identifiers associated with networking equipme…
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Questions about various Intel graphics chipsets and their related drivers. Including: Intel HD Graphics, Iris Graphics and Graphics Media Accelerator.
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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.
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Questions about connecting an Android device to Ubuntu. Questions targeting the device itself are better suited for
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a free partition editor for graphically managing disk partitions. It is included in some flavors of Ubuntu by default and is available in repositories.
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Questions related to the management, installation and removal of fonts.
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The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) provides audio and MIDI functionality to the Linux operating system.
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a Display Manager for the X server. It is the default X display manager of Ubuntu. LightDM starts an X session and presents the user with a graphical log…
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a data storage device that uses solid-state storage to store persistent data with the intention of providing access in the same manner of a traditional mechanical spinning…
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Questions about Virtualizing Ubuntu or virtualizing other operating systems within Ubuntu.
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Questions related to VPN (Virtual Private Network) software
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Lightweight and fast free software desktop environment for UNIX-like platforms. Xfce (currently Xfce4) is the desktop environment of Xubuntu.
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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 …
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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…
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Video and resolution shown by the monitor. Do NOT use this tag for GNU SCREEN.
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A component of a Unix filesystem which contains other items, to organise the filesystem
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Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) was released on April 13, 2017, and was supported until January 13, 2018. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.
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Questions about the graphical interface update-manager, as opposed to the command line apt-get.
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An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released on July 29, 2015
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a next generation service modelling and execution framework.
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a way of connecting computers together in a local area network or LAN.
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For questions regarding the processes that automatically run after booting.
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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…
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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 …
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Questions relating to using the Steam digital distribution and gaming software in Ubuntu.
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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…
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Questions about HP (Hewlett-Packard) equipment including personal computers, printers, cameras etc
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Flash Players and Flash in general (the format etc). Use this tag if you have trouble enabling or installing Flash in Ubuntu.
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the single account you use to log in to all services and sites related to Ubuntu. Previously, it was also a cross-platform synchronization service for files, contacts, notes, music and b…
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Questions about Wubi, a way to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows without partitioning.
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Questions related to physical hardware, and how it interacts with Ubuntu.
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Questions related to configuration of Ubuntu software.
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the icons that are located in the upper panel, doing things like estimating the battery level, displaying the current time, letting you adjust your volume, etc.
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Questions related to screen brightness.
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ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated product range includes motherboards, laptops, servers and mobile phones.
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High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a compact audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed digital data.