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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…
Questions about various Intel graphics chipsets and their related drivers. Including: Intel HD Graphics, Iris Graphics and Graphics Media Accelerator.
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.
Questions about connecting an Android device to Ubuntu. Questions targeting the device itself are better suited for android.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.
Questions related to the management, installation and removal of fonts.
The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) provides audio and MIDI functionality to the Linux operating system.
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 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…
Questions about Virtualizing Ubuntu or virtualizing other operating systems within Ubuntu.
Questions related to VPN (Virtual Private Network) software
Lightweight and fast free software desktop environment for UNIX-like platforms. Xfce (currently Xfce4) is the desktop environment of Xubuntu.
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 …
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…
Video and resolution shown by the monitor. Do NOT use this tag for GNU SCREEN.
A component of a Unix filesystem which contains other items, to organise the filesystem
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.
Questions about the graphical interface update-manager, as opposed to the command line apt-get.
An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released on July 29, 2015
a next generation service modelling and execution framework.
a way of connecting computers together in a local area network or LAN.
For questions regarding the processes that automatically run after booting.
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…
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 …
Questions relating to using the Steam digital distribution and gaming software in Ubuntu.
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 about HP (Hewlett-Packard) equipment including personal computers, printers, cameras etc
Flash Players and Flash in general (the format etc). Use this tag if you have trouble enabling or installing Flash in Ubuntu.
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…
Questions about Wubi, a way to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows without partitioning.
Questions related to physical hardware, and how it interacts with Ubuntu.
Questions related to configuration of Ubuntu software.
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.
ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated product range includes motherboards, laptops, servers and mobile phones.