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USB Wi-Fi stick or PCI Wi-Fi card with AP capability on Linux

I want to make an AP from a Linux PC with an USB Wi-Fi adapter. My attempts until now weren't really successful; either the driver missed the AP capability feature, or the signal strength was ...
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Linux Wi-Fi network compatible laser printer

I am looking for a black/white laser printer. Requirements: No requirement for proprietary / non-free drivers No requirement for proprietary printer plugin Linux compatible using Wi-Fi / LAN Bonus: ...
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All-in-one +/-10" screen (not touch) w/ Linux, WiFi, USB, but w/o camera, mic

I'm a developer by trade, but I am not the most knowledgeable when it comes to the hardware side, so please forgive me if I am not detailed enough. I would like to find an all-in-one (i.e., screen ...
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Single Board Rackmount Linux/BSD Home Server

I am looking for a single board rackmount server/pc that can run a lightweight Linux or BSD operating system like pfSense. The requirements are: Cheap. (preferably under $400 AUD, inc. tax and ...
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Linux-compatible USB temperature & humidity logger

does anyone have any experience of using USB temperature & humidity sensors under Linux? I suspect we may have a damp problem and I want to assess the level of humidity in various rooms in my ...
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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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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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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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Bluetooth HID device

I have a bluetooth keyboard which I would like to use on my laptop. My laptop runs Linux and I have had it working in the past but it wasn't stable. I'm now looking for a bluetooth adapter which will ...
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Wearable platform with display

I am looking for a wrist-wearable development platform solution with the following specs: Some kind of a display that you can see in the dark as well as in bright sunlight. Hardware buttons (as ...
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PCIe to Thunderbolt on Linux

So I've been Googling forever and can't seem to find any info on this. I would like to know if there is a PCIe-to-Thunderbolt card that works with Linux (if there are drivers for it). Has anyone ...
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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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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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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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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 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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good monitor for linux photo editing

I'm looking for a monitor to do photo editing on Linux. I have been really impressed by the Apple iMac 5k displays: the display is really sharp and the colors are really amazing. Obviously, I won't ...
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Choice of single-board computer for video output in embedded system

I am developing a product that incorporates various sensors and actuators, and also a monitoring display (5" 800x480 TFT LCD HDMI). Right now I have everything figured out with an Arduino handling ...
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Linux compatible LTE/4G modem WITH voice and texting support

As one of probably many around the world, I managed to get a decent internet package with my mobile phone, and like to use that on my PC as well. The ISP doesn't mind this as long as data usage stays ...
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What external touchpads work on Ubuntu?

By "work", I mean recognizing clicks, taps, multi-finger clicks, multi-finger taps, simultaneous horizontal and vertical scroll using 2 fingers, pinch to unzoom and vice versa. By multi-finger, I ...
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Adding a wireless NIC to a Debian router

I'm looking for a wireless network card to add to my Debian router. I'll be using it to create an access point, so it has to have a chipset that supports AP mode on linux. It can be PCIe x1 or PCI and ...
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Cheap device that have HDMI in and can run root-accessible Linux that can access this video data

Is there a device (laptop, TV, single-board computer, smartphone) that has HDMI port that can consume video (1080p @ 30 fps) and give it to Linux running on it (that can save it to file or encode it ...
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Alternative for Asus EEE PC that supports GNU/Linux out of the box?

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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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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Which USB wifi adapter has best open source driver on Linux (linux-firmware …) support?

I need a WiFi adapter for my Linux desktop computer. The modern WiFi adapter usually lack the support for Linux platform (don't not need manually installation (include in linux-firmware)), but ...
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Docking station with 3 Display Ports for Linux

I have MSI GV62 8RC with Linux Mint 19 installed. It has 1 HDMI port and 1 miniDP which works mostly ok (sometimes I have to unplug and plug miniDP again few times to get it working). But now I ...
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need adapter between PCIe device and USB receptacle for Linux

For my Linux laptop, I want high-frequency-band Wi-Fi (around 5GHz) for a USB 2.0 port, but I haven't found an adapter that's Linux-ready out of the box; I've looked. Since recompiling reputedly takes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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GPU with hevc AND crf encoding on ffmpeg?

Since I have my son I record looooots of 4k videos. By default it take about 400 MB per minute. Thoses videos are recorded with an iPhone or a Galaxy S7. So the phones are not powerful enough to ...
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Low profile PCI-E 5ghz wireless card on Linux?

As per subject I'm looking for a 5ghz low profile PCI-E wireless card supported on Linux. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with HWE. Any recommendation? Thanks!
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Searching for Rackmount hardware - raspberry pi 2 performance lookalike

I am looking for a hardware which can be mounted into a rack. There is no specific performance requirements: min 1GB RAM ARM64 or x86 based architecture A normal Ubuntu Core with a small JAVA applet ...
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Linux Wireless 802.11ac PCIe adapter?

I've been searching for a fast internal wireless adapter for my desktop, but it seems we still have these issues with wireless networking on Linux. It should be as fast as possible and I'm not on a ...
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Which Dedicated Server for FFMPEG?

My website converts video to audio and video to video using FFMPEG (full Centos 64bit install). Mostly i got multiple conversions (10-20) real time. I use cache for already converted audios/videos. I ...
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Linux-compatible RGB-supporting video capture card

I am looking for a capture card that will capture RGB signal from retro consoles on my desktop machine. The consoles I would be capturing (SNES, PS2 and the likes) have a Scart RGB-able cable and for ...
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Linux Supported Webcam for OpenCV

I would like to buy a webcam to use for computer vision. It should cost no more than $35, preferably around $20, and have high resolution and low sensor noise. a 1920x1080 sensor would be ideal. It ...
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Which laptop for Linux with 4k external monitor?

I've been doing a lot of research but I can't seem to find an answer to this question. A plethora of laptops exist that do work well with Linux (I'm using Ubuntu 16.04, but if an answer is available ...
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Small, cheap processor with true 9 data-bit UART and drivers

In order to build a vending machine, using Multi Drop Bus protocol, I need a board which will support a full 9 data-bit UART (with no bit stuffing, or tricks with the parity bit). I also need a few ...
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A low-cost linux-capable pc that can run chrome/ium with hardware acceleration?

I basically need a (arch)linux box to connect a touchscreen monitor(HDMI) to and run a single chrome/ium window in full-screen. So basically a kiosk app. The web-app has css animations and generous ...
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Best embedded Linux mid range processor with video capability

I want to get up and running fast with an embedded Linux processor eval board that is cheap but capable of processing video. edit: By processing video, I mean it should be able to take a 720p stream ...
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Which laptop should I buy for dual booting Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Windows 10?

I require to dual boot Ubuntu LTS 18.04 along with Windows 10. Which laptop would you recommend to do so? I would need a good community to troubleshoot with, documentation, step-by-step guides to ...
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Looking for a router with certain minimum specs running an upstream distro

I am looking for a hardware that would be somewhat similar to the Turris Omnia but with full support for all the hardware components when running an upstream distro (e.g. OpenWRT/Debian/Ubuntu ...). ...
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Acer or Dell? Which of these laptops is better to set dual boot system?

I'm looking for laptops to buy. In my country,the best choices for a while are Dell G5 5590 and Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52.So, having any experience using these brands' products I need to know ...
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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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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 ...