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You CPU is slow. A score of 760 for a dual core CPU is bad. If you take a look at the single-core performance for that CPU on the site it's on par with a good Pentium III. The GPU should be good enough for YouTube but together with the CPU it could be not enough. I can watch 760p YouTube in HTML5 on a Pentium M with a much slower AMD GPU. Be sure to have ...


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It is possible that the deviced is blocked by rfkill. If so, this is not a hardware problem. To check out, run the rfkill(1) utility programme rfkill list. If a mobile broadband modem is listed and shown as "blocked", then unblock it with the same programme. See manuals. rfkill is a subsystem to activate and deactivate radio transceivers. When a device is ...


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dmidecode is available for FreeBSD, i installed dmidecode-2.12 in my FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE. It gives complete hardware information as like of linux machines.


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OS installation date is ambiguous: what counts as a new installation? If all the files are new after update, is it still the same installation? The "official" setup script may record the date, but this is distribution dependent and most distros won't do that. However, you can always check the earliest date of the files in /bin/, /etc/ and /boot/, most of ...


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You can use flashrom to update the BIOS of a motherboard. Example (Abit KN9 Ultra): The board is AMD Athlon 64 board, AM2 Socket, Nvidia chipset, released from 2006. It has a 256 KB flash chip that is replaceable. The BIOS is labeled with 'Award', which seems to be trademark of Phoenix. Flashrom supports that chipset and that flash chip. The support can ...


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As you have mentioned, the device have not really lost their pairing state so that should rule out hardware defects. The most likely issue I can think of is the presence of runtime power management that somehow makes the USB port sleep and thus be unaware of the receiver. Clicking with the mouse or pressing a key should however solve such issues. ...


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I've just gone through a hell of a time trying to get my discrete graphics to work in Ubuntu and answering this questions was constantly a challenge, since the lspci method mentioned earlier can sometimes say that both are [VGA controller] I think the following command should give you an indication of your active chip: $ glxinfo|egrep "OpenGL vendor|OpenGL ...


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I have successfully flashed a Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS (1TB SATA) drive with the following method: (Use at your own risk!) Download ISO from Seagate: http://www.seagate.com/staticfiles/support/downloads/firmware/Barracuda12-ALL-CC49.iso mount/extract PH-CC49.ima from .iso file dd the .ima to a USB thumb-drive: dd if=./PH-CC49.ima of=/dev/sdX ...



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