Am I the only one that things that the Hardware and Laptops forums should be separated.
There is some overlay, but I think there is far more that is unique between the two.
on 03/30/2010 – Made popular on 03/30/2010
i want to disable hardware overlay and i'm on my micromax a110 stock ics rom 4.0.4. but the disable hardware overlay option is missing under developer options. i want to use software called screencast thats why i need to enable this option. :(
This isn't really an Ubuntu question, more of a general laptop/hardware question, but these forums have lot's of smart brains so I thought I'd try and see if anyone can help.
My laptop (Dell XPS M1330) will suddenly shut down...completely and instantly turn off when it's not plugged in. Sometimes this happens after 5 minutes of being unplugged, sometimes it's an hour after being unplugged.
I'm currently on HP G32 running fedora 16. I haven't had a very satisfactory battery performance with fedora (I've only been using fedora) with all of my past hardware. E.g., my acer netbook runs around 4 hours on windows 7, but only around 2 hours on fedora.
Some threads are about supported hardware for some *ix box like here or using *ix for some old-box like here -- but I feel it like slavery or inferior-purpose, they do not solve the original problem -- they move the problem onwards. I think hardware and software are and will be very broken unless integrated closely together.
NixCraft: "All major laptop (notebook) hardware is supported by Linux. The important things to take into account when looking to buy a Linux powered laptops are as follows to avoid any hardware compatibility problem"
It says here that these laptops are certified by Ubuntu. It says that these laptops are certified. Particularly I am looking at the laptops with hybrid graphics, but how sure am I that these laptops will run well under Ubuntu? Is the driver pre-installed?
Hardware Drivers are very important for a computer system to run properly to its optimum limits. Real Gaming on Ubuntu would be possible only after Driver installation. This post will cover the basic methods of installing Hardware Drivers in Ubuntu. We will try to make things as simple as possible.