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Buying laptop - HP / Thinkpad / Razer Blade - your opinion please

I am going to buy a laptop in the UK and I would like your opinions. I use Linux and running VMs, programming etc. Basically these are my priorities: 1) 14'' screen 2) I am interesting just for the ...
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Android Phone capable of running Ubuntu (or any Linux)?

For travel I have a Raspberry Pi 4 that I setup as a mini server and secure router. I added a battery to it, and a screen to show basic system statistics. It works well, but it's kind of bulky and ...
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Linux compatible 433 MHz USB sensor - Telldus alternative

I'm looking for a 433 MHz compatible hardware (USB-connected) that can be used under Linux. The goal is to log temperature data from various 433 MHz sensors. Telldus used to have a TellStick DUO ...
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standalone temperature logger for linux

please recommend me a temperature logger. Requirements: Log temperature in every minute OR log hourly minimum,maximum in every hour Centigrades preferred to e.g. Fahrenheit It requires intervention ...
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Powerful Debian/Ubuntu Laptop without intrusive hardware

I am looking for a laptop that can run debian/ubuntu out of the box without going nuts over wifi drivers and I could use your suggestions. I need: Modern intel processor 16GB - 32GB Ram 256GB+ SSD ...
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Compatible WiFi adapter for ChromeOS

I'm trying to install CloudReady on my 7 year old Lenovo laptop (Yoga 13). I was able to complete installation, however the inbuilt WiFi wasn't detected, and laptop doesn't have an Ethernet port. I ...
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Mobile small notebook with proper performance

I am looking for a notebook that is very small and light (10 or 11") not too slow (8GB RAM for Linux with KVM to host Windows) to too expensive. I do not need any technical multimedia nonsense. It ...
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Which (smart) professional call center USB headset to use with Ubuntu Linux for online conferencing?

There are numerous USB headsets to choose from, but the following criteria are not obvious on the first glance: Must be compatible with Ubuntu Linux Sound quality/enhancement optimal for online ...
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Oscilloscopes with open-source software options

I've been working on a number of electronics projects lately, and while I have a 'scope, it's fairly poor to use (it's one of those pocket ones, and I have complaints about its usability). Do you ...
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External 2,5" 2-bay RAID USB3 Enclosure with hdparm/udisksctl power-off support

It's unbelievably hard to find external 2,5" 2-bay RAID enclosures, but apparently it's impossible to find such an enclosure with hdparm/udisksctl support. I just want to spin down and power off the ...
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Laptop for Linux and I have a tight budget

I have a very tight budget and I need a Linux Laptop for personal use on which to do basic computing tasks, as well as write code. I need, at a minimum: 4GB RAM 64 GB HD 15 or 14 inch screen, 1080p ...
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Looking for a (linux) replacement for my android tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab-"E". It is pretty small and light weight. about 8.5"x 5.25". I carry the tablet just about everywhere with me but only use it for web browsing and watching videos which ...
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What is a good computer to work with R, looping 20 millions rows?

I need to buy good computer to work with R for looping 20 millions rows without problems of memory, or cpu. Thank you
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What is the best choice for car speedometer? [closed]

For a while, I am wondering to develop a car speedometer screen. There are so many free open source choices (Qt sample, raspberry Pi, etc ). All these free solutions are based on a CPU and operating ...
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GPS tracker with long battery life and minimal display

I'm looking for a GPS receiver that has an extremely long battery life. Off-the-shelf GPS devices like the Garmin GPSMAP 64s are great, but they only go so far: they promise 16h of battery life. ...
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A wireless gaming headset that works for linux, windows, macosx, andriod, and ios under 200 usd

The problem in general So I'm on the search for a new gaming headset. I go through headsets like crazy due to the fact that I constantly drop things. Dropped item with wire plugged in = damaged wire. ...
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Devices able to run Docker engine [closed]

I am making some database app and stuff and I need to run MySQL database somewhere. I was wandering what to choose, because I need it to run all day and I want to run it as docker container...so I was ...
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Toshiba Satellite m50d-a-10l

I was just browsing our local PC repair / resell shop. I found this upgraded Toshiba notebook. Changes: HDD switched for a new 240gb SSD (enough space for me), New 8gb DDR3 1600 stick inside. (If I ...
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Inner or virtual sound-card as USB external

I need to provide my SoC device (or just a Linux device as a prototype) as an external USB soundcard. Is it possible? Can I turn it through Alsa or pulse-audio? It would be great to get advice or ...
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Recommendation of business laptop with OS Ubuntu 18.04

I want to buy a new business laptop where I want to install Ubuntu 18.04 as OS with following characteristics: price up to 2000 € ability to use 2 external monitors (must have) touchable display (...
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Low end GPU with a 250 watt PSU

I apologise in advance if I have posted this in the wrong stackechange site, I wasn't quite sure which to post it on and this one seemed like the best match. I am looking for a very low end GPU for ...
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What type of server will be suitable to host my provided configuration?

I haven't serious knowledge about server management therefore I am going to ask some recommendations from you based on my configuration, I hope you guys will help me to find out perfect server for my ...
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Looking for an industrial SoC with two camera interfaces

What (industrial) SoCs are capable of reading two CMOS image sensors in parallel, one two-lane MIPI CSI-2 and one either CSI or parallel With "industrial" I mean as well the temperature range (–20°C ...
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The best USB for a portable system

Does anyone know a USB disk that's considerably fast and capacitive but it doesn't get very hot? Currently I own a SanDisk Ultraflair 3.0 and even without moving anything it gets hot. For example, ...
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Linux-Compatible Touchscreen Monitors (Non-Capacitive)

I need to find a touchscreen monitor, preferably 24" or close to that, that is not a capacitive touchscreen (preferably resistive or optical), and is Linux-compatible. I've had extremely bad luck ...
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Good printer for fine art photos which works well under Linux?

I'm looking for a printer to print fine art photos in color and in B&W from a Linux machine. These prints will be mounted and displayed. They don't have to be museum quality or anything, but ...
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3-drive open NAS w/ RAID5

I'm looking for a NAS that is: open - as in it is possible to install either Linux or *BSD natively (not only in a VM) RAID5 capable → 3+ 3.5" SATA positions as small as possible → 4- 3.5" ...
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desktop (pci-express?) to usb otg adapter (linux)

I am looking for a pci-express usb otg adapter (or some other way) so I can do some experimenting with gadgetfs (usb device) on my desktop Linux computer. usb type c is not suitable as it uses ...
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USB Wifi card for Packet injection/Monitor mode

I'm searching for a USB wifi card which allows me to inject packages at a high rate (>6Mbit/s), as well as monitor them in Linux. If possible it should also support a high MTU (2300). Also, good or ...
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looking for a usb to mini pcie adapter

I have some mini pcie wireless cards I want to use with my laptop. I ordered one such device from amazon, but it was a sham, there was litterly no components on the PCB, there is no way I could have ...
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Looking for a nonUEFI motherboard [duplicate]

I'm looking for a motherboard that does not have UEFI. So far I been been unable to find any. It is for a system that will be running a bare bones Debian or Gentoo system. Its speed and compatibility ...
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Best keyboard for heavy programming work?

I recently spilt Tea all over my keyboard, and now it doesn't work correctly. It is also out of warranty. I am currently using a dirt cheap keyboard to keep me going until I get a replacement, but I'm ...
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USB EEPROM Flash Programmer with Linux support

I bought a CH341 or similar ROM programmer (GZUT OnePro) from Ebay ages ago, but it has absolutely no Linux support whatsoever, and its Windows drivers are not WHQL which requires you to disable ...
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Portable Laptop Recommendations for Study Abroad Japan?

I'm a student who is a part of the study abroad Japan program. (Assuming I get accepted for the program) I'll be traveling to Mishima Japan over the summer. I do a lot of technical work in Java (...
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Best low cost microcomputer for running Unity app + webcam

I have an art installation I want to build that uses software written in Unity, implementing opencv and using a webcam, and displaying on some sort of inexpensive monitor. I can compile to Android/iOS/...
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Hardware upgrade after a long time: which MB, RAM, CPU, and GPU? [closed]

Time to upgrade my desktop PC, which - unlike most people - I do very rarely, which also means that I'm currently quite out of practice with buying new HW. My computing and graphics needs are not ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon on Core2Duo? [closed]

I setup a clean install of Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on a 2007 Sony Vaio laptop with Core2Duo processor and 2 GB of memory. It has the original 160 GB HDD. I set the computer up for my parents and it ...
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Graphic card for developer box with 3 x WQXGA

I'm thinking about the HW for my new Linux developer computer. The only unclear part is the graphic card as I need it to support three monitors, each having 2560 x 1600 pixels and only DualLink DVI ...
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Should I buy more RAM for my Lubuntu 18.04 host / Virtual Box Wins 8.1 Guest?

I am running Lubuntu host and virtual box Wins 8.1 guest together, and looking at the current RAM on my machine the output is this: Even though there is a slight degradation in performance in the ...
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USB 3.0 Express Card for Linux

I need a USB 3.0 Express Card with 2 Ports and 34mm width that is compatible with Linux. Additional compatibility with Windows 10 would be great. I already tried „CSL - USB 3.0 Super Speed PCMCIA ...
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Long range communication module with high data rate (e.g. for video streaming)?

I am building a quadcopter and I am searching for a communication module for the raspberry pi, which can send big data over long range. I need a module with a range of approximately 1 - 2 km range, a ...
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USB 802.11ac adapter with in-tree Linux driver

I am looking for a Wi-Fi adapter with: 802.11ac, 2.4 and 5GHz bands USB interface, possibly USB 2.0 to avoid the interference associated with USB 3.0 Preferably a small dongle with a standard SMA ...
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Small laptop for command line use

I don't know if this is a weird question, but here it goes: I would like a laptop without a GUI. I want to exclusively use the command line. I want to install Linux in it. The laptop should be small, ...
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Open-source linux scanner

I want to buy a scanner for my future Linux machine. But I am worried about spyware since scanners bundle third-party proprietary software with the scanner and printer manufacturers already use ...
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SBC for webserver, compatible with Debian

I’m looking for an SBC (single board computer) that can run Debian to use as a webserver. Maximum budget is €100 (120 $ / 85 £) Requirements: Gigabit ethernet (it’s going to be a webserver) At ...
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Wireless Keyboard for mac, windows and linux

On my desk I have a PC dualbooting Windows and Linux and a Macbook. Is there a keyboard that uses a USB dongle and bluetooth so i can connect the dongle to the pc and bluetooth with my mac?
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Intel Mobile Pentium N3710 vs N4200 processor for laptop

I am about to buy a laptop, nothing too powerful, but good enough to program on it. Linux will be the system and i will do android, c/c++ ,python... But no advanced graphics. I found few laptops and ...
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AMD + machine learning with GPU's: experiences from successful builds?

Having some experience with Intel + Nvidia and Tensorflow, I would love to transition to AMD. This is in part because I am biased towards open source, and I want to invest in new machine learning ...
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Optimal RAM for Threadripper 1950x 64GB or 128GB build

I'm planning the build to (finally) upgrade my Phenom II 1090T system and have chosen a 1950x Threadripper CPU and an ASRock Taichi X399 motherboard (the dual Intel gigabit NICs in the Taichi were the ...
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DIY boards for building a lightweight Linux tablet

I'd like to build a homebrewed tablet-style device that can run an Ubuntu-ish OS pretty well. The easy solution for a DIY computer is the Raspberry Pi, since it has reasonable power and supports ...