Duarte Mendonca
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Does Elementary OS Freya Support SSD Trim?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has TRIM support enabled by default, and since elementary OS is based on 14.04, I'd say yes. To confirm this option, you can try from terminal: sudo hdparm -I /dev/sda | grep "TRIM ...

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Software Update is offering 14.10
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I would check Software & Updates, Updates. Where it says: Notify me of new Ubuntu Version: Is it set to Never? or something else? Set it to Never.

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How do I install elementary os with DVD on a iBookG4 Powerbook 6,7 with PowerPC?
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You can't install Elementary OS on a PowerPC Mac. Elementary OS is for Intel architecture only. For PowerPC Macs you can install Ubuntu for PowerPC: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerPCDownloads or ...

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How can I / Is it possible to install Freya 3.1 on a MacMini G4?
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For PowerPc there are versions of Ubuntu https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerPCDownloads but elementary OS is not possible.

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What is wrong with my Mac?
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On a 2008 MacBook Pro I would suspect a failing hard drive, or at least multiple bad blocks. The 2008 should have come with a bootable DVD. You can boot from that and run Disk Utility to check the ...

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Migrating from Ubuntu to elementary OS
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I would use Aptik to backup applications and settings for compatible applications (Firefox, Thunderbird, etc). Saves a lot of time re-installing. Back up your Documents, Videos, Pictures, Downloads, ...

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Wireless not working on Lenovo G50-45
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This is a known issue with certain Atheros wifi adapters, affecting many models, including the Lenovo G50. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1436940

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Keyboard backlight is not working on Lenovo U330
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Not sure about the U330, but it works fine on my Lenovo U31 running elementary OS 0.3.1 and prior to the 0.3.1 update. I think it is the F9 key that enables it on the U330. If you have Hotkey mode ...

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How can I upgrade Freya 0.3 to 0.3.1?
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I would recommend a re-install, using the 0.3.1 iso. You can do so without losing your data. See link https://askubuntu.com/questions/269880/re-install-ubuntu-without-losing-data-in-home-folder I ...

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MacbookPro5,3 (mid-2009) won't boot elementary OS
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Try using Create elementary OS installer.app to create your bootable USB drive in OSX, it's available here: https://github.com/linusbobcat/create-elementary-os-installer

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Will elementary run well on this machine?
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Try a more lightweight distro. Lubuntu is one step on the right track. Puppy Linux, Tiny Core, etc. will run on very low spec hardware.

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How can I share my home folder between an elementary OS laptop and Windows 10 desktop?
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The easiest way would be to use Dropbox, Copy, Google Drive or some other cloud service.

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