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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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405 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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858 views

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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847 views

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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533 views

How do I get firmware for Broadcom 4306?

IT reads that I have Broadcom 4306 but firmware is missing.
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406 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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510 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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475 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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283 views

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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356 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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355 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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206 views

how do you install drivers

I am new to ubuntu and put a new graphics card in my computer. I need to know how to install the driver information from the cd, because there is no autoplay or anything like that. I need very simple ...
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415 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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321 views

Proprietary driver for my laptop k40ab (ATI HD4570)

I have always used the built-in utility to install the driver for my video card (HD4570). Now running Ubuntu 11.04 as a live-cd and updating the repository - the utility does not show the available ...
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312 views

Wireless Connection Failure with a Sweex Wireless 54g adapter

My internet access was fine, when I shut down my pc and then open it again! Then, the pc recognized the net's name but it does not recognize the password to the wireless!! For some reason my mobile ...

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