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    My laptop Dell Inspiron 3542(i3 4th gen) is not shutting down completely.

    Laptop is not shutting down Completely in any linux distro but it shutdown in windows 10. My laptop is Dell Inspiron 3542, core i3 4th gen. First what happening when I power off by shutdown button in menu or using cli, laptop disconnect every peripheral devices, lcd goes off as normal shutdown...
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    Solved Acer Inspire One D257 (which flavor?)

    I've come into possession of an Acer Inspire One D257 "laptop". In quotes, bc it's really, really small. It has an Intel Atom N570 1.66ghz processor. 16gb memory 1mb L2 cache. It had Windows 7 "starter" whatever that is. Windows would load to the login screen, but of course I had no login...
  3. Haui111

    Which version of Mint for ASUS X59SR Notebook?

    I crammed out the old stuff folks! :) My oldest notebook is still working. It has been used for gaming (minecraft when it was new), office work and other things and it survived with no damage. Just the battery is dead so I threw it away. Since it used to server me well but still has windows 7...
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    Hello, I would like to make sure that this Laptop supports Fedora.

    Hello, I would like to make sure that this Laptop supports Fedora. I found out that it only had RHEL and Ubuntu Certification (https://ubuntu.com/certified/202309-32038), but not Fedora. So my question is will Fedora 100% work on it without any problems...
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    Solved Guidance to buy new (refurbished) Dell Laptop

    Hi Everyone, Currently running a MacAir (13) 2015 with Linux Mint for my daily computer. Love LINUX also have a Desktop that works amazing that I built for the wife. My current laptop however, is starting to freeze up when opening multiple windows and the back lit keyboard a lo of the keys are...
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    Ancient outdated custom gentoo install (set up by my dead partner). Not done with, but laptop exploded (Thinkpad T410), SSD fine. Get "new" T410, or?

    [ I just posted this to the gentoo forums https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-8795977.html#8795977 Not sure when/if I'll get an answer there, and not sure if anyone here is likely to know any helpful details on this... But I figured I should just go ahead and post a copy here anyway, just in...
  7. BarriBurt

    Framework 16 pre-orders open

    https://frame.work/au/en No, they're not paying me, but maybe they should! If you're not familiar, it's a relatively new brand targetting a niche - upgradeable (even as far as generational mainboard upgrades), easily repairable laptops. The 16" laptop is their 2nd model, with a GPU module...
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    Solved Laptop keeps freezing

    A problem is that laptop keeps freezing. Usually it happens when the google chrome (or brave or firefox) browser is opened and I don't do anything (I am not touching the laptop). It has never happened while I was using the laptop (typing or using touchpad). By freezing I mean it stops...
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    Dummy Output - OMEN by HP Laptop 16-k0061tx (Ubuntu22.04)

    Hello. I installed Ubuntu to my OMEN PC and everything goes well except one thing. I have a problem similar to this post(https://www.linux.org/threads/dummy-output-omen-by-hp-laptop-15-dh0xxx-popos-system.39629/) but I'm using Ubuntu. My Output Device is 'dummy output' and Input Device is none...
  10. 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...
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    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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
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    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...
  15. 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...
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    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.
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    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.
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    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...
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    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?
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    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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