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    Ubuntu emulator computer

    I want to build something similar to what SteamOS is, only for emulators. Is there any sort of replacement for Unity where there is something like SteamOS's Big Picture mode, and I could install all...
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    Ubuntu with high DPI / chromebook pixel 2

    A couple of questions:

    1. I am considering purchasing a Chromebook Pixel 2 for Ubuntu, but I am worried about high DPI support in Ubuntu. Does Unity in 15.10 have better support for high DPI...
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    Macbook Pro Mid-2015

    Hello all, I can't seem to find any information about compatibility with the Mac Book Pro Mid-2015. In fact, I can't even find a reference to a model number for this laptop. Is it 12,2? Something...
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    Re: Ultimate portable Ubuntu gaming laptop

    Thanks PropabiltyKromataT! I see the Razer also has some pretty intense battery drain issues on Ubuntu (~1.5 hours, ouch).

    Any idea why the Asus UX 501 is cheaper than the NX500 but has a better ...
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    Re: Ultimate portable Ubuntu gaming laptop

    Found this.. https://insider.razerzone.com/index.php?threads/linux-on-a-new-blade.4115/page-4

    It looks like the Razer Blade has some critical unresolved issues with video failing on boot up,...
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    Re: Ultimate portable Ubuntu gaming laptop

    Snatchell, I'm not sure why you mention you concern about "validating" me?

    Do you have an information on Ubuntu compatibility with the Razer Blade? From what I've heard compatibility with that...
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    Re: Ultimate portable Ubuntu gaming laptop

    No takers?
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    Ultimate portable Ubuntu gaming laptop

    Hi all,

    I am looking for an extremely high quality laptop to put Ubuntu on. I want to find a laptop with:

    A high-quality, portable form factor (not System76's Clevo stuff), closer to Apple (but...
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    Re: Screen tearing on Bonobo Extreme 7

    Thanks Billdozor.. I definitely don't want to give up Unity to resolve this.. I tried your other two suggestions. Sync to VBlank was already checked.. and Prefer Maximum Performance seems to have had...
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    Re: Screen tearing on Bonobo Extreme 7

    Silverslimer, yep, I can confirm that the problem does not happen in windowed mode. But there was to be a better solution.
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    Re: Screen tearing on Bonobo Extreme 7

    Hi Isantop, yes, I have that installed and updated to the latest version already, according to apt-get.
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    Re: Screen tearing on Bonobo Extreme 7

    It is 14.04 and Unity. Billdozer's guide didn't work unfortunately. None of those options to adjust the refresh rate exist in the places that the guide says any more, so I was lost without being...
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    Screen tearing on Bonobo Extreme 7

    Hello, I'm running a Bonobo Extreme 7 with nvidia driver 331. About 2/3s of the games that I have tried playing suffer from screen tearing. I believe the games that have an option for vertical sync...
  14. Re: Switch between Intel Iris graphics and Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro 11,3

    request: can this post be moved to the appropriate Apple support forum? I did not originally see there was one.
  15. Switch between Intel Iris graphics and Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro 11,3

    I have a MacBook Pro 11,3 with an Intel Iris Pro and nVidia GTX 750m. I'm read that on older versions of MacBooks, people have been able to switch between the two chips. Does anyone have any...
  16. Installer can't recognize Win 8 file system - Dell XPS 15 (P31F) (2013 edition)

    I have a new Dell XPS 15 P31F, but when I try to install Ubuntu on it, the installer is unable to properly detect the Windows 8 file system on the laptop. I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8...
  17. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in one click

    YannBuntu, thanks so much! Your solution worked perfectly. I knew there had to be a more simple way. I really appreciate it.
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    Hmm.. Oldfred, I'm confused where SFS would have come from if it is not supported? My laptop is a System76 laptop. It came with Ubuntu, and it has never had Windows installed on it.

    EDIT: I have...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Dell XPS 15 Haswell Windows 8.1, Ubuntu Installation Hangs

    Tom, did those directions ultimately work for you? Have you gotten all of your drivers installed? I have the same laptop as you, and am looking to make the leap to Ubuntu.
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    I created an unformatted partition using gparted, and gave it the bios_grub flag.. And I removed the boot flag from my other main partition, and then ran boot-repair again.

    After rebooting, I am...
  21. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in one click

    oldfred, thank you for your fast reply. I am having a little bit of trouble understanding how to create the bios_grub and setting the type code. Could you give detailed steps on how to do that? I am...
  22. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in one click

    When I try to do the recommended repair, I'm getting:

    GPT detected. Please create a BIOS-Boot partition (>1MB, unformatted filesystem, bios_grub flag). This can be performed via tools such as...
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    Re: AMD FGLRX driver crashes window manager

    I have now resolved this by adding:

    chmod -R 777 /proc/ati/

    to the /etc/rc.local file. Thanks to everyone that helped! The laptop still freezes to a black screen after suspend though...
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    Re: AMD FGLRX driver crashes window manager

    I think I've made a little bit of progress using that guide.. After completing it, when I reboot, I come to a black screen that seems to last about 15 seconds, followed by a desktop where Unity is...
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    AMD FGLRX driver crashes window manager

    I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y470 with a . Every time that I install the FGLRX driver through System Settings -> software Sources -> Additional Drivers, my window manager completely crashes after ...
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