Articles Tagged hardware

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GNOME Devs Mull Making Dedicated System Info Tool

A GNOME desktop designer proposes a new hardware info tool for the GNOME desktop. The app would show system info and firmware information.

24 April 2019

Display CPU Temperature in the Unity Launcher

Want to keep an eye on your CPU temperature on Ubuntu? You have a lot of different apps to choose from, including this neat app called 'Sensors Unity'.

10 November 2016

Udisks Indicator Makes Monitoring and Mounting Drives Easy on Ubuntu

Want to get quick, at-a-glance details about your connected drives while on Ubuntu? A new indicator applet aims to help. UDisks-Indicator is a small panel-based applet that shows disk usage information about mounted partitions. It’s being […]

28 September 2016
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5 ways to make using multiple computers and devices more efficient with Ubuntu

I hate cables. There, I have finally managed to start the article. But getting back to the cables, I have a mouse, which connects to my computer. Fair enough: that's a worthy cause for a cable. But then I got a second computer. Now what do I do? Just use the touchpad on one? Or do I get a second mouse and make my desk even more cluttered? A better option would be to have the mouse shared between the two computers.

23 May 2011
Kogan Ubuntu 11.04 laptop: the agora pro

Kogan’s ‘Agora PRO 12″ Laptop’ available with Ubuntu 11.04, ships May

"The folks at Kogan are pretty good when it comes to Linux" said reader Paul when tipping us off to Australian (and UK) technogloy outfit 'Kogans' latest laptop. Available for ordering, but not shipping until late May, the new 'Agora Pro' ultra-portable comes with the latest and greatest version of Ubuntu so far - Ubuntu 11.04 - but is it a fitting shell for an operating system so, well, natty? Kind of.

14 April 2011
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How to get your Realtek card reader working in Ubuntu

This guide will walk owners of HP Mini 110 series and Compaq Mini CQ10-500 series netbook owners - along with any one else owning a device using a Realtek rts5159 card reader - through downloading and installing the required driver.

21 February 2011

Navisurfer II serves up Ubuntu in a fresh way

Have you gone the extra mile to install Ubuntu on every device you possibly can, even your kitchen toaster? When you get yourself a shiny new car, is the first thing you do customize it? Then the Navisurfer II is just what you need to "pimp your ride".

21 February 2011

Meet the Cardboard Computer: Sustainability Meets Style

Meet an Ubuntu running cardboard computer with ideals fastened on saving the environment...

17 February 2011
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Canonical launch list of Ubuntu-compatible PC components

Building your next Ubuntu-based PC is going to be a lot easier from now on. Canonical have today launched the largest online list of Linux-compatible PC components, featuring over 1300 certified different components from 161 […]

10 February 2011

Quick Realtek RTL8192SU Ubuntu Wi-Fi Driver Fix

Here's quick fix for annoyed users with Realtek RTL8192SU WiFi chipsets wanting some WiFi...

31 January 2011

10" Ubuntu Tablet gets priced, spec’d and demoed

It’s hard to keep up with the slew of identikit Ubuntu tablets slipping out on to the Chinese market, but at least this one has some new information for us to digest.. The ‘TENQ P07’ […]

30 January 2011

Another Ubuntu-powered tablet appears

GizChina have posted news of another new (albeit dual-booting) Ubuntu tablet. The tablet boasts a dual-core 1.6Ghz Atom CPU, 1GB Ram, a 16Gb SSD hard-drive and a 9.7″ screen, all tucked up inside an iPad-esque […]

21 January 2011