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Graphics card for Fujitsu Primergy tx100 s3p

I’m looking for a graphics card compatible with the Fujitsu Primergy tx100 s3p, any recommendations? I will mostly use it for development using Android Studio on Ubuntu.
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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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Is buying a SSD for Ubuntu a good deal?

I want to buy an external drive to run SSD, without touching my Windows HDD. However, this is a little investment so I am wondering if you can answer my few questions. Here are my laptop specs: Intel ...
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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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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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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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looking for an external graphics adapter that works for ubuntu

I recently discovered that my laptop's USB Type C port doesn't support display so I'm looking to get an external graphics adapter that will add a 3rd monitor for me (I have an HDMI port but nothing ...
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Motherboard issues for custom machine learning computer

I'm trying to build a custom machine with the following specs: MSI Z270 SLI Plus motherboard NVIDIA 1080-Ti GTX GPU Intel i7-7700 CPU 4 x 16GB Kingston HyperX RAM cards Ubuntu 16.04 OS I haven't ...
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External USB graphic card display adapter to VGA for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

What external USB graphic card display adapter to VGA is working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I would like to use one similar to this one: JUA210 USB 2.0 VGA Display Adapter (https://en.j5create.com/...
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Small printer+scanner with very good support for Ubuntu

I search a small printer+scanner device for Ubuntu. Which device has very good support for Ubuntu? I want plug+play, I don't want to edit config files by hand or execute complicated shell commands ...
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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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A Thunderbolt 3 adapter for M.2 SSD

I use the live edition of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for work, and every day I pack up my 128Gb USB 3.0 thumb drive in the morning and drive to work, where I insert that drive back into my work computer. The ...
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Alienware X51 & SSD & Kubuntu

I have an alienware X51 with Windows 10 installed in a HDD. I plan to buy a new SSD and install the latest version of Kubuntu (16.10 Yaketty Yak) on it. Ideally, I would like to preserve the dual-boot:...
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Which vinyl / plastic label printers work well with Cups Server (on Ubuntu)?

I tried to get LabelWriter 450 DUO (it has both label and tape printer - hence duo), but while everything prints well to the label portion of the printer, I can't get Cups to print to the Tape portion ...
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Ubuntu compatible wireless trackball keyboard

Im looking for compact wireless keyboard with trackball that would work with 12 or 14 Ubuntu. Ive searched on Q&A forums and didnt get answer ecxept most of them wouldnt work at all. For example ...
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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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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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Specific recommendation for a new laptop

'm actually a bit disappointing about the new MacBook Pro (with Touch Bar). I found this new device very attractive for many reasons. However, it is not supported under Ubuntu (Linux). I think ...
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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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Powerful Laptop with dedicated graphics card

I hope you can help me. I´m searching for a powerful laptop with following criteria: 16GB RAM 500GB SSD NVIDIA graphics card Ubuntu OS It doesn´t matter if the laptop has less RAM or a smaller SSD (...
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What would be a good laptop for running Ubuntu

I am in the market for a new laptop, and I was wondering if anyone knew of a good laptop for less than $400 that world have decent performance (preferably at least an Intel i3) and would work well ...
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What do I need to look at to when getting a wifi adaptor to get my ubuntu desktop on wifi?

I have a ubuntu desktop that has always connected to the network via ethernet. It's simple - eth0 is there in ifconfig, I run dhclient eth0, and I'm good to go. It's been this way for ages. Due to ...
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Low-cost RAID 5 Linux controller card

I have 6x320GB HDD and I was considering to create a RAID 5 system (it's for storage only). I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to ask what RAID controller card allows for 6 (or more) ports without ...
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What available Wi-Fi dongles support AP mode?

I would like to use my laptop as a Wi-Fi hotspot, but the Wi-Fi hardware does not support AP mode, which I understand is required, as mentioned here and other similar pages providing instructions for ...
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Recommendations of thin clients running Ubuntu

We develop cost effective hospital information systems for rural India which runs as a web application. To make the overall cost of ownership low, we use Ubuntu as the server and client OS. To drive ...