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  1. Confused_nerd

    Need suggestion buying laptop.

    (Sorry if this thread doesn't belong here, I didn't know where else to post this.) So I have been presented with an opportunity to buy a laptop, and considering I will be using this machine for at least the next 4 years, I don't want to screw this up. Hence, I am looking for suggestions. Some...
  2. T

    Laptop (No gap between keys)

    I noticed most laptops have a gap between keys. I am looking for one which does not. It also has to be 64-bit and either Windows 10/8/7 or Mac OS X 10.14 or later.
  3. U

    Linux is stuck on background [POP-OS_21.04] [CLOSED]

    OS-Name Pop OS OS-Version 21.04 Problem Stuck on background screen. I have the top bar with; WIFI, volume and power but that's it.
  4. Ridwan Rawriet

    Should I use Nvidia graphics only or nvidia-prime for maximum performance on my hybrid Intel/Nvidia laptop?

    I don't care about battery as I'm always plugged in, I want to use the option which will give better performance. Will using Nvidia only and launching a graphics intensive program using prime-run be any different? The graphics intensive program will be run using the Nvidia card anyway. Will the...
  5. B

    Problems with installing Linux on an old laptop

    Can't install Any linux distro on Asus F81S. it stucks during booting up liveCD or return error "system halted". I only managed boot up Tiny-core on it only in x/gui(Tiny_core)+extension. In all other cases Laptop just stuck. Does any body now how to fix it?
  6. E

    Linux Mint Cinnamon freezing to death (needs hard reset) with graphical artefacts

    Hello, I've recently installed Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon on my [laptop: https://termbin.com/7d25] (first time user) and it's been going fine, except it tends to freeze sometimes, never crash, just freeze. I've tried everything from ctrl+alt+escape, to the reisub method, but it needed a hard reset...
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    Would i be able to setup ubuntu on a ASUS VivoBook S S533EQ-WB527T laptop

    Hello everyone, I'm looking to buy a new laptop to code for my job, the ASUS VivoBook S S533EQ caught my eye since its on a discount at one of my local stores. Would i have any trouble setting up Ubuntu on it ? Are there any known issues for this brand of laptops running with linux, like the...
  8. R

    Pop!_OS could not be installed on Avita Liber V laptop

    I tried to "Clean install" PopOS,and when it configure the system 70% it stopped and display as shown Could not install How to solve this problem? Avita Liber V 14" laptop Secure Boot: off PopOS 20.10 Original OS: Windows 10 21H1 installer.log
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    Laptop touchpad and on-board wifi configuration

    Hello: I have already installed Linux Lite 5.4 on my 8 years old Acer laptop and it worked efficiently with only 2gb ram and a 5400rpm hdd. However, Linux Lite is unable to detect the touchpad and the on-board Wi-Fi chip. Is there any way for me to configure both hardware on my laptop with...
  10. W

    Best Distro to my laptop

    Hello there! I am new with Linux, and I thought to ask the question: I have Dell Latitude E7440 laptop and i decided to switch from Windows to Linux because Windows is no longer in my laptop an optimal operating system. What kind of distro do you recommend for surfing the web, distance learning...
  11. D

    Fancontrol Ubuntu Laptop

    Hi I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a new laptop but the fans are out of control. It sounds like its a jet engine. Tried setting up fancontrol on the system but I'm unable to as it says there is no pwmconfig file. I am providing the Terminal Readout below for more clarity on the issue. $...
  12. M

    WHAT DISTRO LINUX IS THE LIGHTEST?

    NO SE SI ME PUEDAN APOYAR, QUE DISTRO LINUX SERA LA CORRECTA EN INSTALAR EN MI PC, ES UNA LAPTOP GATEWAY, CELERON R1, 2 GB EN RAM, 256GB EN DD, CON WINDOWS VA DE LO PEOR.
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    Every time I install grub, I can't get into the BIOS

    I installed Arch Linux alongside Windows and I can boot both operating systems after pressing F12. But when I want to go into the BIOS, the screen goes black and there is a small white line in the upper left corner. Then I reinstalled the BIOS, but the I can no longer boot Arch Linux. But if I...
  14. L

    Fairly Experienced But Want Good Alternative to Windows

    Hi, I am a fairly experienced Linux user, but would like to know what is an easy-to-use, but efficient alternative to Windows Linux distribution for my HP Pavilion i5 laptop. It's a slightly older model (with a DVD writer/player: HP DV6-3134TX Notebook). It has 4 GB of RAM. I would prefer to...
  15. A

    Huawei Matebook 13 2020 and Wi-Fi

    Hello, i'm trying to install Arch/Manjaro/Calculate/Fedora Linux on my matebook 13 2020 edition with i5-10210u and MX250, and i have some troubles with connection to my wi-fi hotspot. Matebook just doesn't see any wifi hotspots. I use ip a and get only lo: .... I don't know what to do and how to...
  16. O

    Questions about an hp laptop

    Hi, I'm new here, i'm looking for a good laptop (the budget is around 1000€, programming, gaming a little bit, and other minor things), so, i was looking on amazon some laptops and i found this https://amzn.to/2vDHWVN , and here in Italy it's 1050€, with the 16gb model, i want to know if i can...
  17. K

    Need help finding a laptop for college under 500

    Hi, I have been searching for laptop under 500 for college and have found this confusing video on youtube Best Laptops For College Students Under 500 Dollars in 2020 in which they are showing best under 500 laptops. Please suggest me which laptop is good for a student. Thanks
  18. GoldenDuckFloats

    VirtualBox - Can't load boot medium

    I'm having some trouble with VirtualBox in that whenever I tried to boot an OS, it can't find the partition (If that's what you call it). I can't tell if it has something to do with Vbox, Ubuntu 19.10, or my 5-year-old Laptop. I'm trying to use Windows XP mode but it doesn't work with any other...
  19. RetroProfessional

    Low RAM Laptop needs Linux

    EDIT: I give up. I had enough of Puppy linux and other distros. I cant believe that there is no Ubuntu distro that use less that 512mb of ram. So i woid like so recommendtations please. Hello by the way, since im new to the forums, anyways, I am having a problem on my laptop, every distro i...
  20. C

    Need help with hard drive corruption, Urgent.

    So I've been having an issue with hard drive corruption on my laptop for a very long time. Recently it has been that every single distro, ranging from Ubuntu to solus to fedora, has been rendered unusable by hard drive corruption. I got some advice from someone who works in It about it and they...
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