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Install drivers

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.10 64bit alongside with Windows 7 Professional 64bit on a custom hardware desktop PC, and I've noticed that I don't have the correct drivers for Ubuntu, since I'm ...
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392 views

GNOME Shell is simply Gnome Classic. What am I doing wrong?

I am trying to introduce my friend to the amazing that is GNOME Shell. So I opened a terminal and ran sudo apt-get install gnome-shell and all went apparently well. After restarting, on the login ...
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Why is my display getting garbled?

I recently installed the latest Ubuntu version 12.10 on my USB stick and booted my laptop with it. The OS runs just fine and as expected but there are a few niggles though! Sometimes when I start a ...
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Not able to install nvidia's BINARY DRIVERS

following was done :- sudo apt-get install linux-source sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic sudo apt-get install nvidia-current sudo shutdown -r now sudo service lightdm stop ctrl-alt-f1 cd /...
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439 views

Will Ubuntu install necessary drivers for my Computer?

I am planning on installing ubuntu removing the existing windows vista. My question is, will ubuntu detect my hardware and install the necessary drivers ?
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694 views

Major problem with Nvidia drivers

Since I decided to use Ubuntu -yesterday- I've been struggling with the drivers. It isn't recognizing my optical disc drive nor my video card, a Nvidia 8500gt. For the matter, here's how I "...
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1answer
534 views

How do I get firmware for Broadcom 4306?

IT reads that I have Broadcom 4306 but firmware is missing.
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1answer
408 views

Wireless network says no firmware and so I can't connect to the Internet

I am running 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7. When I boot into Ubuntu, it says that there is no firmware for a wireless network, and it shows "no wireless network" and I can't connect to the Internet. ...
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453 views

How to update a device driver?

How to move from a driverfile.tar.gz file to an installed or updated driver? More specific: I'm a new 13.10 user. My wired network doesn't work. I found that the LAN driver could be obsolete. I got ...
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580 views

New install on HP laptop causes to screen flicker

Installed the latest Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64) on my ol' HP using LinuxLive USB Creator and a pendrive. Set the boot options as usual in BIOS to read that first. Install went beautifully. ...
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443 views

Screen rendering problem on Ubuntu 12.04 with Intel video card

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Sony laptop and I've had a problem I've never seen before. The side bar menu text, the dropdown menu text and sometimes the background image weren't ...
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552 views

Nvidia Compatibility in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 for sometime. It uses my Intel HD 4000 graphics in my Laptop, but I want it to use y Nvidia GT 740m graphics card to. I have the nouveau driver for Nvidia, but it seems like ...
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548 views

Whether HP Pavilion G6-2007TX supports Ubuntu?

Sir, I am having HP Pavilion G6-2007TX lapto. The laptop is provided with Windows 8. I need to replace the OS with Ubuntu 12.10. I need to know, whether my laptop will support Ubuntu or not. I am ...
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486 views

black screen after install Nvidia drive 304.125 on ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

After install Nvidia drive 304.125 on ubuntu 15.04 display black screen i tried nomodeset but still the problem
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Why doesn't Unity 3D work?

I have a small problem. I have an Asus with a Nvidia GT630m k55vm and I want to install Ubuntu from a USB. I select try without installing, and it works perfectly with the effects of Unity 3D mode, ...

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