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Linux-friendly GSM / 4G modem

I have little use of phones, the main use I have for mine is as a 4G modem for my laptop, and sometimes for web searches etc. But I'd really like not to have to depend on the heaviness of Android for ...
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USB webcam with light, microphone and speakers

I can find USB webcams with speakers and microphone OR with light and microphone. But I'm struggling to find one with all the three features. I'm wondering why since usually, on a desktop PC, you need ...
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Data Scientist getting into Machine Learning, asking for hardware recommendations (MacBook Pro) -- is eGPU an option?

I am a Data Scientist currently working on non-AI/ML projects, but I would like to set up a desk system to start learning AI/ML. I have an iMac and a MacBook Pro, they are both Intel-based and are ...
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Recommendations for a drive for live persistent boot for Linux distro

I'm having trouble running a standard Linux distribution that's been flashed as a live boot on my USB flash drive (USB 3.0, 8GB; BTW I've also tried with ADATA 1TB portable HDD but it was ...
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Which hardware specifications for thin clients connecting to a workstation server?

I want to setup a Linux workstation and Linux thin clients using xrdp and moonlight/sunshine. My use case are mainly software develepment,CAD, photo edition, web browsing, office, supertuxcart. So I ...
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Are there any good linux single board computers (sbc) for elliptic key signing, that have zero wireless capabilities?

Does anyone know of any (offline, air gapped) single board computers (sbc) that can run linux that have essentially no wireless communication capabilities? (That is no wifi, bluetooth, nfc, or any ...
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graphic card to be used for computationally intense tasks under Linux

I love Linux. And, I plan on buying a powerful computer for computationally intensive tasks (e.g. machine learning, processing of video and images, etc.). I have seen many on the market, but I can ...
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GPS-USB receiver which works with gps-share under Linux

I am looking for recommendation on USB-connected GPS receiver (preferrably cable >= 3m and antenna at the end) which will work with gps-share (and thus GeoClue, if I understand correctly) under ...
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Linux Notebook with AMD Ryzen CPU, dedicated AMD GPU, USB4

I am using a Lenovo L14 AMD since quite a while, and while Linux support was wonky in the beginning it finally works well. Using it for media creation work is not ideal though, as the CPU and GPU ...
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Meta: Limitation makes no sense here? "You need at least 10 reputation to post more than 8 links". Need to link pictures for concrete comparisons [closed]

[ Edit: I was very sleep-deprived and also new to the site and confused when I posted this question. (Although I decided against deleting it, as I think it's in general best to err on the side of not ...
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Linux support for external Thunderbolt3 10gbE adapters

I am investigating external Thunderbolt3 10gbE adapters to be used with Linux. i would love to have a device which is fully supported in Linux Kernel and has decent performance. My current thoughts ...
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Fast laptop that can run Linux, 8-16 cores, 16-23 GiB RAM, => 2TB storage, Swedish keyboard, available in EU?

I want a fast, portable Linux system for development purposes; I need to be able to compile in parallel, preferably 16 cores, a Swedish keyboard, and 2-3 TB storage; I liked the following. https://...
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Best Monitor for 2023 16" MacBook Pro M2 Max and also for Future Gaming Rig?

Just bought a fully upgraded 16" MacBook Pro running M2 Max, and as a result, am looking for a very good 4K monitor. My configuration: Apple M2 Max 12‑core CPU 38‑core GPU 16‑core Neural Engine ...
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Noiseless home cloud low consumption VPN server in mid 2023

I need a reliable hardware box to create an home cloud server, possibly Linux based. The needs I would like to fullfil are: low energy consumption and noise (has to be turned on h24) usb port to add ...
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Does GeForce RTX 4080 would solve these issues against Radeon RX 6800XT?

I've just bought a new PC with the following specs: AMD Ryzen 9 7950X 16 Core GIGABYTE X670E AORUS MASTER DDR5 Corsair VENGEANCE 5200 MHz 32 GB AMD Radeon RX 6800XT I have a dual boot with Ubuntu 23....
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Which laptop should I buy once my macbook died

recently my macbook pro 2013 died And I would like to ask what should I do, buy a new macbook pro, or move on to another laptop? I am not going to use windows probably just a linux or osx depending in ...
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3D Connexion-like device for Linux

I'm looking for a device to be used in 3D CAD, like the well-known 3D Connexion, that works flawlessly under Ubuntu 22.04. Even if it's a compatible one (like a cheap clone). I'm not a professional ...
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Can someone recommend a laptop that fits my needs?

As a person who doesn’t buy new digital devices often, I am not familiar with the best choices in the market right now nor with the hardware part of different products. As a freshman Cybersecurity ...
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I would like a RAM recommendation for HPE ML110 G9 E5-2603v4

According to HPE, the model HPE ML110 G9 processor E5-2603v4, supports RAM 16 GB up to 1866 MHz According to the QuickSpecs of this model, it comes by default with 8 GB RAM 2400 Mhz According to the ...
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sfp+ switch for linux cluster

I would like to build a linux computing cluster (multiple identical PCs connected via high speed networking so that they behave, for scientific calculations, like a single big "PC", with ...
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Displayport for DELL T150 server

By accident I bought a DELL T150 server, which was shipped with VGA. I did not expect to receive a VGA port in the year 2022. I tried an active VGA to DP converter, but it does not run stable, when I ...
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Low consumption build - x64 - Linux

I would like to build a low consumption PC that will be on 24/7. It will not be used for intensive calculations of course. I've already tried some prefabricated solutions like this one but I found it ...
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Laptop recommendation for creating GANs and 3D

I'm looking for recommendations for a laptop suitable for creating GANs and working in 3D (so a 'gaming' laptop). It needs to have an NVIDIA graphics card and I'll be installing Linux (probably Ubuntu)...
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I am searching for Maker Board/Mini PC to run Apps made with .NET/.NET Core

I am loooking for a Mini-PC or a Maker Board which is capable of running Apps made with .NET/.Net Core. So it can be Windows and Linux Machines. But they need to support the .NET Runtime. My ...
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SSD: What are the differences among Gen 3.0, 3.0 x4 and Gen 4.0?

For a PC Desktop to be buy it in these weeks, there are the following SSD options: SSD HP EX950, 512GB, M.2, 2280, PCIe Gen 3x4, NVMe 1.3. SSD HP EX950, 1TB, M.2, 2280, PCIe Gen 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3. SSD ...
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What GPU should I get to accelerate my Linux desktop?

I have a Linux desktop machine that I use to work from home Right now I have a cheap Nvidia GPU in there that is useless with its binary blob drivers that don't support video acceleration I can get, ...
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MagicBook Pro 16 as a development machine?

I am looking for a laptop for development purposes, hopefully one that will serve well for at least 4-5 years. I do webdev and some other stuff, both at home and on the go. My main goal is being able ...
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Looking for a webcam what works with Ubuntu

I have recently bought an A4TECH PK-1000HA webcam and though it's a brilliant piece of hardware, its use on Ubuntu was anything but comfortable. So I am looking for a webcam for videoconference/...
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Linux friendly server oriented motherboard for Intel i7 11700

Any recommendation for an ATX motherboard for Intel i7 11700 that would run well under Linux (Ubuntu)? I'm having a hard time to find a review of SOHO server oriented mobos. Mostly people review the ...
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mini pc as dev server - specs?

I want a new no-noise dev server (LEMP); and I wonder what specs I should go for, how to narrow the search. I currently use an old budget Laptop (Asus K53U) with an AMD C-50@800MHz, 1x2GB Samsung DDR3-...
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Which game controller is usable on Windows and Nintendo Switch without extra acessories?

I have a Nintendo switch to play Mario Kart, but I also use the controllers to play Dirt Rally on my laptop/desktop. Since my brother also plays Mario Kart, I want to have a second controller so he ...
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Purchasing Chromebook for Ubuntu installation and programming

I'm thinking of buying a new laptop. I want something cheap and light with a good battery life. I've owned Chromebooks in the past, and found they suited my needs then very well. However, since then I'...
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WiFi adapter that supports 802.11ac AP on 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, for Linux

I have a small mini-PC, running Linux, which I use as a wireless access point and router. It came with a Realtek RTL8191SEvA mini-PCIe wireless card. It works very well under Linux, supporting AP/...
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GPU for gaming, good VR support and ML on Linux

I don't want NVIDIA, I have experienced first hand its terrible VR support (Alyx, after many months, still runs like garbage on 2080ti) and even for non-VR games NVIDIA is usually much slower in ...
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Low Cost, Server, Linux 4.x Graphics card with support for 4k for graphics consolee

looking for a native Linux 4.x kernel supported 4K capable graphics card for occasional graphical console admin work. I share a massive 55" 4K TV between my workstations and savers, and it grates ...
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Are there any mobile phones that can run desktop Linux?

Please recommend a mobile phone, if any exist, that can run desktop Linux. Any Linux distribution is acceptable. I'm not too concerned about size, but it should be no larger than the largest Android ...
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Tablet with removable keyboard for university

I'm searching for a tablet with a removable keyboard and a pen to write on it. I want to use it in university where I have to write handwritten notes during lectures and homeworks. I will have to use ...
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Laptop for programming/utility and getting into Linux

I've seen a lot of "Wich laptop should I buy?" questions but noone fits my needs. I'm a web developer (situated in Italy) with actually no computer at home since mine power supply burned out ...
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Hardware set (machine) for Linux noob in 2020 [duplicate]

Should I go for old mac air or similarly priced laptops to run Linux as the sole OS on it? Longevity of the hardware is a concern and screen viewing should be very pleasant to the eyes (=for less eye ...
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Headphones with embedded micro that supports both 2.4GHz wireless and bluetooth

I am looking for headphones that include all these features (basically TV headphones that can do bluetooth headphones too): Base to put on for charging Embedded microphone, or slot for plugging One ...
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Recommendation on Dell Latitude Laptop

I'm looking to replace my Dell Inspiron N5050 that I bought in 2013 with 6 GB RAM for $400. I'm again not interested in breaking the bank, but I'm willing to step outside the "budget" ...
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ATSC OTA tuner wanted

Looking for an ATSC (i.e., American) OTA (over the air) HDTV television tuner. PCI bus, PCIe bus, USB 2, or USB 3 all OK to use. Must support a Debian/Devuan distro Linux media center / Personal Video ...
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I'm looking for a 1080p good quality camera which I can also use as a "webcam" and which has a lense with a manual focus

I'm interested in getting a real camera which also works as a webcam (i.e. which I can connect to my computer through USB or Network for things like a Zoom or Skype call). The camera should have: ...
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Looking for a laptop capable of light gaming and programming for under £1000/$1000

First off: yes there are many questions similar to this, but most of them are very outdated (Most recent I've seen is 2016). I am looking for a laptop for general use, which for me is programming and ...
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Alternative for Asus EEE PC that supports GNU/Linux?

Until about 10 years ago, Asus used to build a series of cheap, lightweight laptop called EEE PC, which later got discontinued. I am looking for something similar in terms of price, but with more ...
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Cheapest (jun 2020) discrete GPU with working powersaving on GNU / Linux multihead

With working I mean GNU/Linux temperatures should not exceed Windows' ones by 10 C° with low performance profile. Preferably powersaving support over multi monitor configurations should be present ...
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Scanner with excellent Linux support and ADF (up to 1000 EUR)

Need a scanner, price up to 1000 EUR. Absolute requirements: Excellent Linux support under Debian Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) for at least 20 pages in A4 format Duplex At least 300 DPI USB ...
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USB (A or C) to TOSLINK Adapter for Linux

I am searching for a USB (A or C male) to TOSLINK Adapter (female) in order to keep my audio signal digital as long as possible. What is important that I do not need to install specific drivers (this ...
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Small projector for affixing to a robot

I'm heading a research project in my robotics lab, and I'm looking for a small projector to affix to the top support structure of a LoCoBot. My plan is to have data/videos/images fed to the projector ...
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Searching a sound card with 5.1 optical for windows 10

I have the following problem. I have a 5.1 surround sound system using a Sony AV receiver. This is connected to multiple devices for audio, including my PC. Since the PC is a little bit far away from ...
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