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  1. leny

    Cannot install linux on Aspire 5100 [SOLVED]

    Hello all, I've already given up my old Acer Aspire 5100 few times, but everytime I'm ready to dump it I decide to try again, because I don't understand why I cannot get this old laptop to work with a very light Ubuntu distro or something. It's a AMD Turion 62 X2 Mobile Tl-50, 64b, 1.75GB RAM...
  2. P

    Sound card recommendations for laptops?

    I got a new laptop (Thinkpad) and I'm thinking of getting an external soundcard for editing audio and producing music. It's been many years since I bought audio gear so I'm wondering what you'd recommend. I primarily just want something to process the audio, but inputs for recording and output...
  3. super_user_do

    Good Linux Convertible Laptop

    Hello everybody I need a laptop for uni/work and super lightweight gaming (rocket league, Minecraft, LoL) and I would love to use Linux on it. I've seen some people using Surface laptops with full touch capabilities and the pen but I'm not sure what to get and I don't know if there are better...
  4. super_user_do

    32bit Linux

    Are still there any user friendly 32bit Linux distros? ZorinOS will drop out the 32bit support and my grandfather is still using a 32bit Laptop lol
  5. C

    My computer freezes randomly.

    I have an EVOO-EVC156-1 laptop. Every time I boot on arch, the system just freezes at random times and ignores all input, which consequently leads to me having to perform a force shutdown. If when the freeze occurs audio is playing, the second or so of the audio, before freeze, keeps repeating...
  6. 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...
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. B

    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...
  10. 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?
  11. 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...
  12. A

    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...
  13. 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
  14. A

    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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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. $...
  17. 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.
  18. T

    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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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