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[ubuntu] Screen dimming on idle issue.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – This applies to all laptops in which ubuntu is capable of brightness adjustment: when enabled, and the computer is idle, it will dim to the minimum brightness. Where this fails, is that it does not restore the previous brightness when you tap the mouse or a key, etc. Is there a way to fix this? (Hardware)

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[all variants] Laptop Hardware for VirtualBox and case recomendationsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am currently looking for a laptop for my dad. The plan is to install Ubuntu on it. However, he likes to play poker during his travels so Virtualbox will be necessary. I know there is wine, however we have had much better success (flawless operation) with Virtualbox. It will have 4GB of ram. (Hardware)

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Divided we stand, united we fallview story

http://linuxo.com – the Human Journey: "...while servers are individually more important, you can far more easily, cheaply, and effectively test and upgrade your server fleet than you can your desktops and laptops." (General)

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[other] Brand New Pioneer AVIC-Z110BT & Kenwood DDX714 (DDX-714) F/Sview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Email.... [email protected] We specialize in a wide range of products such as laptops,mobile phones, plasma & lcd tv, mp3 & mp4 players,video games console, digital cameras, dvd players (Etc) at cheap & affordable prices. (Hardware)

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Running Linux on laptops not battery efficient? Check again!view story

http://sglnx.com – On most distros installations, there is a package “laptop-mode” tools included. The package is meant to ensure power saving features on laptops. (General)

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[ubuntu] My Acer Extensa 5620-4801 won't power up!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all, (Hardware)

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[all variants] Lenovo G550view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Has anyone used Ubuntu / other distro with the Lenovo G550, and if so, how is it? Other than that, does anyone have any recommendations for good laptops? Got to have 4Gb RAM, got to have 320Gb+ HDD etc etc. And prices must be in British Pounds. Cheers guys! :D (Hardware)

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Microsoft appeals to Uni and TAFE students with whopping Win 7 compview story

http://www.itwire.com – If you’re a University or TAFE student in Australia, and want to win what could well be the ultimate Windows 7 prize ever, with the chance to ‘win’ 7 months of free rent in your choice of share house for you and your friends, with Dell laptops pre-loaded with Win 7 and Office, HTC HD2 mobiles and Xbox 360 games consoles – read on to find out more! (IT news)

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Laptops sit idle...view story

http://linuxo.com – Blog of Helios: "Over the past few weeks, we've received a number of quality laptops to give out to our kids. Unfortunately many of these laptops did not come with power adapters and pretty much qualify for doorstops." (General)

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[all variants] Thinking about Asus UL series.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I'm thinking about getting one of the Asus UL series laptops. I've seen that others have working installations on then, and are seeing some decidedly sexy battery life. I have a few questions. 1. Could I expect to be able within the next year be able to switch on the fly between the Nvidia and Intel graphic when connecting or disconnecting the AC? (Hardware)