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The Sirius 16 is decidedly aimed at Linux gaming or workstation use cases. Its 16.1 inches with a 2K resolution of 2560x1440, so it's 16:9, better for gaming IMO than 16:10, but less good for other tasks.

It has a full aluminum chassis, an 80Wh battery, it can accommodate up to 96 gigs of RAM, 8 terabytes of PCIe 4 SSD, and it comes with USB 4, the latest HDMI 2.1 and Wifi 6E. But what matters is what's inside, and that's a Ryzen 7 7840HS, and a Radeon 7600M XT, with 8 gigs of DDR6 VRAM. The aluminum chassis really feels solid, and the whole laptop is pretty hefty, at 2.2 kilos, or 4.8 pounds.

The CPU is a Ryzen 7 7840HS, it's 8 cores, 16 threads, running at a top speed of 5.1Ghz. In geekbench 6, it got 2640 in single core, and 12635 in multi core, so it's more powerful than the i7 13700H I use daily on my own laptop.

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In my Clevo Laptop with @[email protected] and @[email protected] Coreboot firmware I now have replaced another proprietary part!

The Intel AX200 previously installed waits for a new use case, while I swapped in the Qualcomm Atheros Y8512 pci-e Wifi card, which has #blobfree drivers and thus runs fully on Linux, not just on some #nonfree kernels (that basically break the open source philosophy by including proprietary code in the single most critical root binary on your system)

It works great, just downloaded a Firefox release. zip over wifi without a single stutter!

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cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/12251322

#Specs

Processor AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS 8 cores 16 threads TSMC 4nm FinFET 3.8 GHz base clock 5.1 GHz max boost clock

Graphics AMD Radeon 780M RDNA 3 12 GPU cores 2700 MHz frequency

Display 16” IPS WQXGA 2560x1600 (16:10) sRGB 100% 165 Hz frequency 1064.3M(8bit+2FRC) color depth 403 nits max brightness

Storage 2 SSD m.2 NVME slots Up to 8 TB SSD storage

Memory Non-soldered memory Up to 64 GB RAM (8, 16, 32, 64 available) 5600 MHz RAM 2 sockets, dual channel from 16 GB

Battery 68‑watt‑hour battery Up to 11 hours battery

Connectivity 3 USB 3.1 2 USB-C Full function PD3.0 (USB3.1 GEN1) with power delivery and video output 2 PCI Express 4.0 (max 4TB each one) HDMI Wifi 6 RTL8852BE-CG AC/AX Bluetooth 5.2

Others Full-size backlit keyboard with numeric keypad Webcam HD 720P 1.0M with physical switch 2 microphones 2 speakers 4Ω 2W Multi-touch touchpad Full aluminum chassis USB-C charging with smart battery system

Size and Weight 356.6 * 248.5 * 20.3 mm 1.86 kg

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Hello,

I am looking for a budget reliable printer.

I know that some companies scam the crap out of you as soon as you buy their printers and I would like to not fall victim to that.

My budget is around 100 dollars, I don‘t care if laser or ink printer.

Of course I need a certain compatibility to Linux.

Thanks a lot already for your answers and have a nice day!

Edit: Thanks for the kind tips, I will definitely get myself a brother printer.

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Hi linuxhardware gang

i've been having some issue on my headphone jack, and the sound quality has never been great. this is on a small mini pc running arch linux.

So what i'm looking for is a device i can plug into my usb (preferably usb-C) and Linux will use it to play audio. i plan to plug that device into my amp, which i can use headphone jack or those white and red plugs for.

I hope USB DAC is the proper term, i'm kind of struggling to find products that do this.

anyway, does anyone have experience with products like this on linux? i don't want to have to hack together the software side. even just a brand recommendation will help.

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Hi everybody, I recently got a Roccat Burst Pro Air which has a battery in it since its wireless.

The problem here is that I cannot see the battery level on upower by any means because I think it never was developped for linux as roccat does not support linux for its devices (don't know if its in the kernel or in upower itself?).

I'm not a driver developer but a web developer. Maybe I can try to support this device in order to expose the battery level. But I don't actually know where to start.

Can anyone guide me?

Thank you in advance!

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Anyone got any experience with running Linux on a Chuwi Freebook N100 yet?

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Okay, most of the relevant information is in the title - I got a nice deal on an old Lenovo X280, threw Debian on there with KDE. I have an HP Elite book for my work, and thus a work provided HP G2 DisplayLink dock with USBC connection.

In order for this dock to work, I had to install the displaylink drivers for "Ubuntu" from here. The drivers work as expected, and I am able to dock the X280 to my workstation, and use both external monitors. It feels pretty nice when I am just browsing/emailing/bullshitting. But when I tried to play Minecraft on it, the game feels incredibly laggy.

At first I thought this was due to an under-powered graphics card, but I did some testing with the external monitors using an HDMI cord directly to the X280, and everything feels clean and smooth when I use it in that way. The other odd glitch is that when I have the laptop docked, and I am trying to play MC, if I put MC on the external monitor = lag. But if I just drag the MC window to the laptop's screen = no lag.

I'm assuming this issue is related to the dock and/or drivers. I've looked around for some sort of workaround, but came up empty handed. So now I think the solution might be a different dock.
The dock would need to:

  1. support USBC connections to my HP Elitebook, preferably without new drivers needed for the HP (dumb work won't give me admin rights, but I think I could convince them to install the necessary drivers for me. I WFH, so it makes sense that I would need a setup at home.
  2. support USB/Lightning to my X280
  3. have 1+ HDMI out or 2+ Display port out

So... Does anyone have any experience with Linux (Debian preferred) compatible docks that don't introduce input delay when gaming?

ps. Sweet community you got here. I subbed, and it's DEFINITELY going to result in me buying more stuff...

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Hi

I've bought a Dell g15 5511 i5-11400H 3050ti with Ubuntu 20.04 years ago because it was an offer too good to miss.

I'd like it to run a different linux distro without the Snap packages, that Ubuntu seem so keen on, and use a package manager with which I just feel more comfortable.

I know I could remove Snap from ubuntu which came preinstalled from Dell but I'd like to try something else on it, perhaps Linux mint or an Arch derivative.

I'm asking for suggestions as to what might be suitable.

I don't have a problem with booting up on a live ISO to try distros out but I wondered, how would I enable and continue to update the Dell firmware updates?

Is it as simple as just enabling the Dell repositories as I have done for the Ubuntu 22.04 update? Are the Dell firmware updates Ubuntu specific is my question?

It's a desktop laptop permanently connected as battery life under load is a bit low :-)

I use this for light gaming and not much else, usually play older games and RPG's like Original Sin. The 3050Ti has 4Gb memory so its never going to fly the latest AAA games.

I would want to be able to install the NVidia drivers for the 3050Ti GPU and be able to switch between the iGPU and the NVidia GPU.

My other installations run OMV, Manjaro KDE, Linux mint MATE LTS and Raspberry Pi OS. I'd say I've got some general knowledge with Linux, nothing in-depth.

Going forward I might use it to run a Jellyfin server container which is currently sitting on an aging HP laptop because the Dell's CPU and tGPU look more capable of handling Transcoding and give higher FPS.

Thank you for your insights.

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Disclaimer: I’m not affiliated in any way to any of the parties involved in this review. I just enjoy reading Solène’s writings in general and found myself to be especially in fond of this specific article. I share this in the hopes that others might somehow benefit from this as well!

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I know this question has been asked many and many times, but a) this kind of things can change with time (bugs may get fixed or appear, new generations can fix hw problems and get new ones, etc.) and b) I didn’t find it on Lemmy yet (but maybe this is just me being bad searching stuff in the fediverse), so here it is once again.

So, I need to buy a new laptop and I’m undecided between those two machines that, from what I’ve seen, are very very similar, but not exactly the same (apart from the chassis, that should be exactly the same, right?)… What are some differences I could use to decide?

And, if you own one of this two, would you recommend it? Why/Why not?

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I am strongly considering picking up a recent gen X1 Carbon. I really the like the idea of the device, having cellular data, working fingerprint reader and maybe even using it with an eGPU for some gaming. How possible is all of this on Linux? UPDATE: I managed to find a 9th Gen Carbon with LTE, I can't wait it for it to get here. Arch Wiki indicates everything should work.

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Hello everyone,
I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T480s laptop running Fedora 39 Kinoite. I would like to use it in a multi-display setup, so I am looking for a docking station. The laptop has a Thunderbolt 3 port. I have attached the details of my device at the end of the post.
People on Reddit are writing that "all Thunderbolt docking stations should work fine" and that's obviously not the case... I have this Dell Thunderbolt Dock (WD19TB) at home from work and the displays work when I plug it into the laptop but, for example, my mouse (connected via USB-A) doesn't work. When I connect it to the DELL laptop provided by the company, there are no problems at all.

Docking station requirements: Ethernet, 3x USB-A, 1x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI.
I have two 1080p displays: 75Hz and 165Hz. Obviously I'm not going to be playing any high-frame-rate games on this laptop, but even on a desktop it's sometimes nice to see a slightly higher refresh rate. So if it's possible, I'd like it to be able to display things above 60Hz...
I also have a Steam Deck OLED and would like to be able to use this dock with it.

I don't want to spend too much money on it. Do you have any experience in this area and can you help me choose?

I am from Poland if it helps in any way (maybe some brands are not available here).

LAPTOP DETAILS
Operating System: Fedora Linux 39
KDE Plasma Version: 5.27.9
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.111.0
Qt Version: 5.15.11
Kernel Version: 6.6.6-200.fc39.x86_64 (64-bit)
Graphics Platform: Wayland
Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz
Memory: 15.5 GiB of RAM
Graphics Processor: Mesa Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Manufacturer: LENOVO
Product Name: 20L8S0SA00
System Version: ThinkPad T480s

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Any other NUC 12 Enthusiast users out there. Just wondering if any of you guys are still successfully using it on the latest distro's with ARC support, or whether rebooting still has issues for more than anyone but myself (just picked one of these up the other day, and I suspect there are recent regressions maybe)

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Welcome Lemmings and Reddit refugees! I'm /u/Rathernott on reddit, one of the moderators of r/LinuxHardware and now armed with a swanky new username that doesn't suck.

@[email protected] Has graciously allowed this instance to become the official lemmy for r/LinuxHardware, and I hope to see some of you cross the border into Lemmyland! ^^

Each one of you who joins is helping to build a decentralized and open-source community that doesn't use your data, doesn't use algorithms to incite anger, fear, or divide us, and will hopefully be as resilient as email is today!

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submitted 7 months ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

To start off with I had a Ryzen 3400G and an MSI B450 Tomahawk Max that had become unstable and took several tries to boot. I decided to swap in an ASUS Prime B550M-A wifi.

The only issue is I was triple booting Kubuntu, Windows 7, and Windows 10, so this would be interesting.

TL/DR:

Kubuntu booted normally. Like seriously, just a regular boot, no messages or anything.

Windows 7 froze a few seconds into the loading screen. I tried rebooting and using safe mode, but that froze too.

Windows 10 gave a bunch of 'rechecking' and 'fixing file system' messages, and after about 2 reboots with more messages, opened to a workable desktop.

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cross-posted from: https://lemmy.dbzer0.com/post/1071061

i need some help buying a monochrome laser printer with scanning that supports linux, plug and play is a nice thing to have.

🖨️ my available brands are : Epson, cannon and brother

❌ no need for WiFi, fax ,ect

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submitted 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

apologies if this community is just for news, feel free to remove.

anyhoo, having trouble getting my WD19 dock to display 4K@60Hz. the laptop is a Dell Latitude 5290 2-in-1, it supports DP-Alt over USB-C (no Thunderbolt) and a direct connection from the laptop to the screen works. however, attaching the monitor to the dock via DP, and then connecting the dock to the laptop with its USB Type-C cable with PD yields 4k@30Hz max.

Dell has a bunch of newer WD19 models (TB, S, etc.) but I don't have those.

it is possible that my hardware is faulty as I've sourced it nth-hand, but before I start replacing it one-by-one, maybe someone got it to work? thanks.

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