Page 2 - Forum discussion tagged with Ubuntu.
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    can my laptop be saved?

    when i attempted to get Ubuntu on my school laptop, i accidentally deleted windows. then because when setting up Ubuntu i set its storage so it would only take up 30 gb i figured the rest of the space was still there so re installed windows hoping it would find the space but no. is there any way...
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    How to get data back from protected Micro SD card?

    I have created password for transcend 32 gb Microsd card in my HUAWEI P9 Lite. I formatted that mobile recently and tried to used above sd card with Huawei P6. I cant find microsd card neither in p6 nor in PC. I have important files and images in microsd. How can I make my microsd card to get...
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    looking for ubuntu

    hi dear, i have decided to buy Acer One 10 S1001-19p0 Intel Atom Quad core 2 in 1 Laptop. is it will support ubuntu os? i am very confused about it. please suggest me good for me. thank you .
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    NP300 cannot get into BIOS or boot from disk

    I have problem with my laptop Samsung NP300-E5C-A02PL. I had there Linux Ubuntu, but I decided to change system to Windows 10 (It was working before... let's say 1 year ago). At the boot time I only can see black screen or screen like below: I'm not able to boot from disk or even get into...
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    SEVERE lag in Ubuntu on old laptop

    I have a Dell Inspiron 8500. Even though it's extremely old and basically obsolete, I wanted to set up a second computer, and it's the only other one I have that's in decent shape. I couldn't find the Windows XP installation CD that came with it, so I installed Ubuntu 16.04 32-bit. The lag is...
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    I need AND want to overclock my lenovo ideapad N585 ubuntu.

    I need to overclock my ideapad n585 running ubuntu 15.04 at 4GB ram and 1.48 GHz. Can anyone tell me how? Please dont tell me not to, as its just plain annoying. :fou: I know what im doing and i need to overclock.
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    starting problems purpose

    I have a Novatium Forstar Laptop with inbuilt Ubuntu OS installed. I have formatted all the partitions & reinstalled Win 7 Ultimate 32 bit in it. But after installing Win 7 I am unable to open or work on the OS. Whenever i start it shows "starting" message on the screen. I can't even access the...
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    Which laptop should I choose?

    Hi, I am not sure which laptop could be better choice for me... I would like to play Europa Universalis IV and some another stuff in Ubuntu and watch movies 1080p... HP 15-g200nh M0B64EA -- ~504 USD AMD® A8-6410 8 GB DDR3 1600 MHz 120 GB SSD BOX: 500 GB 5400 RPM HDD 15,6' HD LED AMD Radeon™ HD...
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    No bootable device -- please restart system

    i tried today to install the new ubuntu, but the installation went wrong and i had to turn off the laptop manually. when i turned it on afterwards, i got this message "No bootable device -- please restart system" i tried to press all the buttons, but nothing works. i trie to connect bootable...
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    cant run ubuntu from usb drive

    i have a usb disk with installed ubuntu 14.01 on it. it works smoothly in my laptop. but it cant be run on another laptop. i checked my bios setting and its ok. when the boot process is transfered to the usb drive it will show message "missing operating system" and than boot from the os...
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    Ubuntu on a flash stick for R11from bios only

    Can't boot acer rll. Want ubuntu
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    win32 imager stopped rsponding while witting Ubuntu image to PenDrive

    I'm stucked now... Now i have forced stopped the process but now pendrive (H Drive) is damaged it is showing 2 GB space out of 16gb.. H Drive Now i want to know what should i do to get back the lost space in my pendrive plz help me also i tried writting that ubuntu iso file to a dvd disc...
  13. nascar895

    Partition lost during ubuntu installation

    I tried to install ubuntu and then try to partition on the above screen. I select my 1.7TB partition and click on (+) sign and created the new partition. after the installation my 1.7tb partition was missing. But my windows installation partition was ok even though it is on a same drive. I tried...
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    Deleteing Windows 8.1 on a Toshiba Satellite CL15t

  15. MySeaGateIsDown

    How to install Windows 7 to new HDD from old HDD connected via USB running Ubuntu 15.10

    I have a windows 7 DVD in my DVD drive. Unfortunately, I can't get to my BIOS to select boot device due to broken laptop screen. The only thing displaying on my external monitor is my current ubuntu installation from my old HDD connected via USB. From that (HDD via USB), I now have access to...
  16. MySeaGateIsDown

    External monitor for XPS l502x lags on Ubuntu 15.10

    I just purchased a Dell s2216H monitor, as my XPS l502x LCD broke. I'm using ubuntu 15.10 with default XOrg drivers on it. I connected the screen with HDMI and turned off the laptop display using the `Fn` + `F1` key and display settings respectively. My issue: At full HD resolution, the mouse...
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    HP Envy 14 J119TX - Upgrade

    I just bought a new HP Envy 14 J119TX with the core spec as described below: Intel i7 6700HQ, NVIDIA GTX950M 4GB, 12GB RAM, 240GB Corsair SSD Previously it has 8GB of RAM and 1TB of HDD with the OEM Windows 10 Home SL installed. After upgrading the memory and the hard drive, I tried to install...
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    Toshiba Satellite A665-S6057 Touchpad not working

    I have a Toshiba Satellite A665-S6057 dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. While running on Windows 10, the touchpad (activities such as pointer movement, clicking, and scrolling) does not work. When running Ubuntu 14.04, the touchpad is fully functional. On both operating systems, my...
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    My Battery Precentage keeps going Up and Down?

    I recently started using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on my Asus K53E laptop, and it was working pretty well since September. But in November I noticed the original battery started get old & hold less of a charge when it hits 100%. So I decided to get a new OEM battery. Once I received the battery in...
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    MKV Files have audio but no video

    I just began dualbooting Zorin OS (linux distro based on ubuntu) alongside windows 8.1. The only issue I have is that MKV files will not have any picture when they play, only audio. I've tried VLC and smplayer. Does anybody have any ideas on how to fix this? When I play the same file with...
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    Dell M6800 running Ubuntu 12.04 SP1 takes enormous time to logout or switch a user

    I have just received my Dell Precision M6800 Mobile workstation running Ubuntu 12.04 SP1 from Dell India. It has an i7 processor, 16GB 1600 Mhz RAM, 256GB SSD and a 1 TB 7200 rpm HDD and a a high def 17" display. Problem: I created just two users. Everytime, I log out one user, it takes more...
  22. firefoxx04

    Windows Server being brute forced.

    Hello, I have a server that is exposed to the internet. Currently only ports for remote desktop and FTPS are available from the outside. Sometimes I get someone trying to get onto my FTP. This is easily mitigated because their IP is logged and then I manually block it at the router. I have...
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    Problem with startup

    I had to start my laptop 2 times and it has ubuntu in uefi boot menu. I deleted the ubuntu OS but it still shows the ubuntu in the BIOS setup. I need a way to delete it in the boot options.
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    Need Help Choosing Gaming Laptop!

    Im looking for a laptop mainly for everyday use, thin and light, but that can handle some gaming. I have a few options but I would appreciate fresh suggestions, I am open to a laptop running ubuntu if it is worth the performance drop. The main things I'm looking for are portability...
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    Problem With Aptio Utility Setup

    Hey, Im using asus K55VJ. Was using windows when once my lap got stuck in aptio utility setup. After some time, I installed ubuntu and it works. When I tried reinstalling windows , I succeeded only for two (out of 7or smth, when after installation i would get straight to aptio) times, and both...
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    Dual Booting - Two Hard Drives

    Hi, So I have a Gigabyte laptop with Windows 10 as my current operating system. I would like to start having the option to boot up with Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu installed on the USB drive. Additionally, I have two hard drives in my laptop and I read that I would be safer to boot from seperate...
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    I want to buy Low Cost Gaming Laptop(Under/Around $400)

    Hi, i'm new guy here. I want to buy a Laptop(Gaming) which can play "BT4" and RAM above 4GB but Price can afford around $400(¥50000). Other i want to use is Android Emulator for Program develop(Like - ADTBundle, Android Studio), Wamp, Wordpress, Ubuntu and Light Photoshop. I don't care about...
  28. mtrcross07

    asus k56cm won't boot after changing boot order?

    Worst thing i ever did was change the boot order in the bios on my asus k56cm. So I wanted to dual boot Ubuntu with windows 8 and i got ubuntu working fine and partitioned the drive fine, but i installed a graphics card update on ubuntu which messed up my login screen so i couldn't login to...
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    Help me pick a laptop! [Ubuntu]

    1. What is your budget? Less than 2k 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14"-15" 3. What screen resolution do you want? IPS is a must. Would love 4k, but 1080p would be fine. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Sort of, I will need to run...
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    Headphones issues in toshiba laptop

    Hi, I have a toshiba L50D-B laptop running windows 8.1 alongside ubuntuGNOME 14.04. After an Ubuntu update, I'm having problems with audio. 1.The speaker and headphones play at the same time on Ubuntu. 2. Only the speaker plays audio on windows. Headphones don't work. I googled my problem...
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    Lenovo T420s or HP 450 G1 for Ubuntu/University?

    I'm struggling to decide which of these two laptops I should purchase with the goal of using them for a journalism course with ubuntu installed, and possibly a Kali distro later on. The t420s I'm looking at has the following specs: - Intel i5 2520M 2.5GHZ - 8GB DDR3 RAM - 80GB SSD + 320GB SATA...
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    Cheap laptop for Ubuntu?

    Which cheap laptop for ubuntu usage, and mainly using programming and word processing applications? I've been looking at some of the lenovo thinkpad series (t420 etc.) but was wondering if there are any other brands or specific models that might suit my requirements. I've been using an original...
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    AcerAspireV5-121 Won't Boot

    hi i have an Aspire V5-121 which will not boot properly. when i turn it on with the power button the lights come on and the fan starts spinning but the screen is black. after about 6 or 7 seconds the fan stops but all the power lights are still on and working but still a black screen?? the...
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    opening bios in ubuntu on hp laptop

    need to install windows 7 on my friends ubuntu laptop. He is quite elderly and has only gotten used to windows and cant get his head round ubuntu
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    Can malware enter Ubuntu system?

    I have a computer with two systems, one is Windows, the other is Ubuntu (installed by my boyfriend). I may have clicked on something and downloaded a malware from the Internet. My homepage was changed to Cassiopesa Search without any knowing. I found this post and took steps to remove add-ons on...
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    I want to buy dell vostro 3546 laptop .in its specifications, it is given that " it comes with ubuntu linux os". Can i install

    Can i install windows 8 for this laptop?
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    zyxel g220 v2

    hi would you please layout the instructions for installing this driver. im all out of answers for locating the drivers. im using ubuntu 14.04 lts and i am stumped. thank you .
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    Seeking information about ubuntu touch and carrier compatibility

    My parents have decided that it's about time I get a phone, and I've set my heart on trying to put ubuntu touch OS on the phone I decide to get. I'm rather new to the smartphone ecosystem, though, and request your assistance. The carrier that my family uses currently is US Cellular, and I've...
  39. X

    Laptop shuts off randomly

    I have an old laptop that shuts off randomly the fan starts making noises and then shuts off. I took it to a hardware shop they told me it is the fan I got a new fan and replaced it same issue. It is duo boot, win XP and Ubuntu. When i am in Ubuntu and it shuts off it displays a bunch of text...
  40. dragon5677

    Dell Inspiron 5520 running insanely slow even after fresh install of Ubuntu

    Okay from the top, before installing Ubuntu I had Windows 8 loaded onto it, suddenly the laptop started acting strange and every task became painfully slow, this wasn't happening when I had Win7, which had lots of data and all. In fact, it wasn't even letting me log in- it was taking a very long...
  41. kyleireland

    Dell Latitude D620 Fan not spinning. Running Ubuntu.

    I recently was given a D620 from a friend that has Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on it.. one problem it has is that the fan doesn't seem to be working and it just overheats. Whenever I turn the laptop on the fan would spin for a few seconds or so and then stop, the fan worked for a second and stopped...
  42. hkri

    Acer Aspire 4935 runs on Ubuntu, fails on Windows

    My Acer Aspire 4935 suddenly shuts down when loading Windows 7 (during boot screen, before dots can even form the Windows logo) but loads and runs Ubuntu normally. It's not a virus issue because Windows 7 was freshly installed some time ago (I haven't used my laptop for months). I also tried...
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    Is Sony HDR-CX190 compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

    Hi there, I am trying to view video footage from a Sony HDR-CX190 on my laptop. We use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm not having much luck. I am borrowing the camera and not familiar with how it works yet.They only have an SD card, and not a connecting usb cable unfortunately. They can't find it. Has...
  44. K

    need help installing ubuntu on my hp laptop

    ok so i am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 lts on my elitebook 8530p and the install fails to install the bootloader and says the installer has crashed ubuntu will create a desktop enviroment idk what to do any ideas? also when i try ubuntu all is well but when i install it fails at the boot...
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    Dimmer settings BIOS NP4705R3 - ATIV Book 4

    I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my machine (NP4705R3 or ATIV Book 4) - everything works great, even function keys except the screen dims when running on battery. I've tried every Ubuntu solution there is. The problem is that I don't see any screen/video dimmer functions in the BIOS settings. Any...
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    How to recover data from faulty HDD in Ubuntu

    http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-2636681/problematic-asus-laptop-hdd.html < Original long description thread. I have a laptop Asus with a hdd that gives me a lot of problems. Does not boot windows or repair tools so I managed to boot from a live ubuntu and the disk is not properly...
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    laptop recommendations (£350 max)

    im currently looking to buy a new laptop simply for browsing the web, word processing and some games(ftl, binding of isaac, stuff like that) though i have a desktop for that. i want to be able to take it around though im not too bothered about the size. the most im looking to spend is £350...
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    Acer Aspire 4520 Ubuntu Installation Help

    Can one of you helpful users please walk me through installing Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire 4520 laptop?
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    is there any problem in converting dell laptop ubuntu to win 8.1

    dell inspiron ubuntu to windows 8.1 any problem later?
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    Samsung 530u SSD failure

    My Samsung 530u laptop suddenly restarted a few times; and finally it wasn't able to boot. I had Ubuntu installed, and reinstalled Ubuntu on the HDD, to continue using it. I'm not sure what's the problem with the SSD; I can read the files, but not write, apparently. I'm not being able to...
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    Decrypt encrypted USB through Ubuntu

    I encrypted my windows 7 partition using a usb as key and then also encrypted the usb and the recovery key for windows 7 is in the usb itself. I only have the encryption password I entered while encrypting usb and windows 7. I have Ubuntu installed on a separate partition. What can I do? If I...
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    graphics causing shutdowns (ubuntu14.04/windows7 dualboot) AMD A10 APU

    Since December I have been experiencing random shutdowns/reboots on my HP Pavilion g4 At first it was a mere nuisance, happened only once in a while and I attributed it to overheating. I would have long periods of normal behavior, that is, no shutdowns/reboots, and then it would happen again...
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    laptop or tablet that runs Ubuntu

    I'm looking to get a portable laptop, tablet or convertible that will run Ubuntu without issues. A lot of the tablets and compact notebooks have those bay trail atom processors that don't work well with linux so I'm looking to get something with the new Core M or anything that will work with...
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    Each time I power on my laptop, it says "Operation System Not Found"

    Hi, My laptop is Dell Vostro 5560. Yesterday I was installing Windows 8.1. Installation was almost complete until I heard a sound and my laptop was turned off. Then I powered it back and tried to install Windows 8.1 again. But when it asked me, "Where to install", I saw there was no hard drive...
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    Zero Brightness Bug - ASUS X54C Laptop

    There's a weird thing going on my laptop since I removed Windows 7 from it. Whenever I lower my laptop's screen brightness to zero/minimum level, the screen turns OFF. I had a dual boot system of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7, and for some reason I had to remove W7 and install Ubuntu in place of it...
  56. CupTheYoutuber

    Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 Refuses to boot anything but Windows recovery.

    So, I deleted my recovery partition to try to reclaim some of the tiny hard drive on this thing, without reading into it (Stupid, I know) and I ended up bricking the windows install. So I thought, "Oh well, who cares I'll install linux.", and I followed one of the guides. Now, here comes the...
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    ubuntu dual boot problem

    my lappy is vaio f series f15319.i installed ubuntu with dual boot.it installed successfully.the next time i start my lappy it always opens windows 8.it doesnt give me any option to select from ubuntu or windows 8.please help..
  58. CherlynnLow

    First Ubuntu Smartphone Is Like Nothing You've Seen

    The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition will be the world's first smartphone to run the open source OS, and will be available for $192 in the next few weeks. First Ubuntu Smartphone Is Like Nothing You've Seen : Read more
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    Need Help Finding High Res Ubuntu Laptop

    Tl dr; Want a specced (i7) out laptop for computer science (programming and that kind of thing) that will be good for at least 3 years. SSD preffered. No graphics preferences unless they would help for school. Want more than full hd res, would like touchscreen. Want to be able to or have ubuntu...
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    Having trouble booting from recovery partitions? All cominations and methods failing? AN EASY SOLUTION

    Do you have corrupted partitions, and want to do a factory reinstall from your recovery partition, but are finding it nearly impossible to access it? I was having problems installing a fresh copy of windows even with a product key, and even with a few command prompt bypasses during installs...