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Recommendations of thin clients running Ubuntu

Raspberry Pi On the hardware side, there's an HDMI port; you can connect a monitor up to 1920x1200 (possibly through an HDMI-DVI or HDMI-VGA adapter, which costs barely more than an HDMI cable). ...
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Small printer+scanner with very good support for Ubuntu

I recommend a HP printer, specifically the HP LaserJet Pro M130nw. Amazon claims to sell it for $99 once you add to cart. HP has always had the best support on Linux [1][2][3], and the current open ...
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What do I need to look at to when getting a wifi adaptor to get my ubuntu desktop on wifi?

Most modern wifi adaptors should work with little issues. My goto spare 'it will certainly work' wifi adaptor's a generic no brand 802.11 n nano adaptor - a few dozen companies make em. They ...
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Powerful Laptop with dedicated graphics card

I am currently running an Oryx Pro from System76 and it is serving me very well, I've configured it with: 24GB of DDR4 A 250GB NVMe SSD (+ a 1TB hdd) A GTX 970M Graphics Card And an i7-6700HQ ...
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Recommendation of business laptop with OS Ubuntu 18.04

Short, spec based recommendation is the Lenovo X390 Carbon. I'm assuming you're in Europe but not the UK, so the price on Lenovo's Irish site is €1730-1800 (i7, 16GB soldered RAM, 512GB-1TB SSD). ...
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Specific recommendation for a new laptop

Assuming you'd prioritise raw performance over portability and battery life, I'd recommend the Dell Precision 15 7150 ($2,235) It's a workstation laptop configurable to have a 512 GB NVMe SSD. The CPU ...
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What would be a good laptop for running Ubuntu

I believe any i3 laptop should work with Ubuntu Ubuntu is not so demanding in system so find any cheap or even refurbished laptops on newegg bhphotvideo moneyexchange
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What would be a good laptop for running Ubuntu

I just took the most inexpensive computer I could find (€300 without an OS), and had no severe problems over the past 3.5 years. Use it as a development web server; on travels also as office computer. ...
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Low-cost RAID 5 Linux controller card

For $100, you're not going to get a new card. New hardware RAID cards typically run several hundred dollars. What you can get is an old server-class RAID card pulled from a retired system. I ...
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