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How install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Today I performed fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04. After this I tried to install Nvidia graphics driver. I used 2 methods: How do I install extra drivers? ...
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Is it safe to install the Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

In 12.10, the installation of the Nvidia driver was risky and nerve-wrecking. Fortunately, I was able to find some instructions to get it to work, but unfortunately not until after borking an ...
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How to install a NVIDIA driver for 11.10 [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad T61p with Quadro FX570M. I just installed the Ubuntu 11.10. I have tried to download the driver LINUX DISPLAY DRIVER - X86 version 295.20 from NVIDIA, but I do not manage to install ...
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How do I install Nvidia drivers in ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I love Ubuntu but My # 1 issue with the 173 nVidia drivers that I have installed is the size of my desktop icons! They are way too big (everything is too big). I would like to improve on the ...
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How do i install Nvidia Drivers in 12.10 (new to ubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? Hey Guys I just installed (Dual Booted) Ubuntu 12.10 64 Bit on my Machine. (now running 32 Bit Ubuntu 12.10) Specs: ASUS M5A97 Mobo 16 ...
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How do I install drivers for graphics and sound? [duplicate]

I recently shifted to Ubuntu 12.04 from windows 7. I completely removed Windows and then installed Ubuntu. However, I can't find a way to download and install drivers for my video and audio hardware ...
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How do I install drivers for Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? Nvidia driver cannot be installed with jockey for old hardware First let me state that I'm the newest of newbies and really don't know ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no “aditional drivers” option after update from 12.04 nvidia ION LE [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? R1600 Acer revo Hey guys i need help installing drivers via the command prompt, i read around and i saw that running jockey in text mode ...
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Change Drivers 13.04 [duplicate]

I have just upgraded to 13.04, and i'm noticing that the graphics aren't as smooth as they were in 12.04, and there is no driver option in the settings menu. Is there a way to change the driver? I ...
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From where can I install my nVidia drivers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? Additional Drivers tool in Ubuntu 12.10? I have read here and here that I should be able to install drivers. So I'm finding the ...
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How do I activate the Broadcom wireless driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a graphics or wireless card driver? I have downloaded the drivers that are supposed to fix my wireless problem. The problem is the instructions do not ...
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Where is the “additional drivers” dialog? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? where is the "additional drivers" dialog in Ubuntu 12.10? I can't find it in the dashboard.
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How can I install NVidia driver from a .tar.gz? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so please, don't suggest anything extremely advanced please. I downloaded my driver from the NVidia website, ...
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First time using Ubuntu, need help with drivers! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? I have just successfully built my first computer last night. I went through the boot menu and got Ubuntu 12.10 installed properly and ...
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How to improve Ubuntu resolution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a graphics or wireless card driver? I am using Ubuntu 10.04. Also I have Radeon graphics card 1 GB builtin in my laptop, but my screen resolution is ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver won't install [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows vista on my Acer Extensa 4620Z. Wi-fi works fine in vista. When I try and install the Broadcom STA wireless driver in Ubuntu it says: Sorry, Installation of the ...
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Additional Drivers tool in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? So I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 and noticed that the Additional Drivers tool is gone. So how do I install the Proprietary drivers for ...
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Graphical effects are absent once Installing through Wubi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? I'm using Dell Inspiron intel i5 chipset, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive with AMD graphics. I'm using windows 7 as my only OS earlier. Now I ...
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Sound, Video, and Ethernet drivers [duplicate]

I'm a first time user of Ubuntu. Where can I get the Sound, Video, and Ethernet drivers for Ubuntu 12.04.2?
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Do I need to install drivers after installing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

After installing the Ubuntu 13.10 operating system on a laptop. Do we need to install the drivers, like graphics, audio, network, etc?
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How to install drivers in ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

actually I dont have any driver's problem but really want to know how, for example in windows I use device manager, is there am alternative, or it only can be done throug terminal
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Dell Inspiron N5110 Drivers [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux. Although my Dell inspiron N5110 is certified, I don't find any drivers for Linux OS on the official Dell website. There are only drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8. How can I get my ...
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Lubuntu doesn't repond to keyboard! + account not found (wubi) [duplicate]

So when I boot my lubuntu up, I get like a screen with these random stripes that you'd expect when your pc crashes. Then when it boots up, I can log in with the account user, not the account I made in ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 freezes after log-in used wubi installer [duplicate]

I used wubi to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer that is running Windows 7 Pro-64 bit Motherboard: ACPI x64-based PC Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3600+ 1.90GHz RAM: 2.94 GB ...
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My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?

I am trying to boot Ubuntu on my computer. When I boot Ubuntu, it boots to a black screen. How can I fix this? Table of Contents: If you are trying to install Ubuntu If you have a dual boot ...
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Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver

I've installed the current nvidia restricted driver and rebooted my machine and now I get a black or blank screen. How can I fix this?
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Can I install extra drivers via the command prompt?

Since I can't seem to open the Additional Drivers program? And how do I know what driver I need to install?
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My WiFi adapter is not working at all, how to troubleshoot?

On this site I see hundreds if not a thousand questions being asked about issues with a Wireless LAN adapter not being detected/recognized by Ubuntu. Some mainstream adapters appear to be utterly ...
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How do I install latest NVIDIA drivers by hand?

This is what I am trying to do. I downloaded the latest driver for my VGA from http://www.nvidia.com. The installation needs the X11 to be shut down, so I log out of my account, then press ...
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I ran 11.04 on a Mac and I loved it. Why does it look different on a PC?

I booted a Ubuntu 11.04 live CD on a Mac and I fell in love with the interface. So I decided to install it on my PC. Imagine my dismay when the interface was just the blah standard Windows style ...
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Mouse doesn't work on an HP Mini netbook

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 on an HP Mini netbook, and I have quite an annoying problem: there is no mouse cursor. On the login screen, I can see the cursor, but I cannot move it ...
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Install NVIDIA Drivers

I installed Ubuntu 13.04, but after the reboot theres only a black screen with the blinking bar on the top left. I found, that one possible solution is that the video drivers are not installed, so i ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 runs terribly slow on desktop [duplicate]

So I got to installing Ubuntu 12.10 on a SONY VAIO desktop (a Sony VAIO RS420) but it runs terribly slow. The windows load slow (it won't even pull up Terminal, but connects to WiFi and opens Firefox) ...
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“Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log file for details: /var/log/jockey.log.”

The story is that I've managed to install ubuntu on my windows 7 laptop and gives me the choice of which operating system I want to use every time the laptop boots up. However, I have internet on ...
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How can I get my Intel 82945G/GZ video card to support more resolutions?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04,the screen resolution is stuck at 1920x1280.everything appears big,its not comfortable to look at. There is no such option about screen resolution. I got into the ...
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Blank screen after ATI video card installation on Ubuntu 11.10 amd64

I am new to Linux, and don't have much knowledge on the OS and its technical terms. I brought a new ATI/AMD Radeon video card, and installed on the new Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 system (this is my first ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9285 working?

I've just decided to jump into the world of Ubuntu, so far I encountered no problems until I tried to connect to my wireless network. I'm running Ubuntu on my laptop, Acer Aspire 5333-2880, which has ...
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Wireless not working with an Atheros AR9285

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and found my wireless card is not detected by OS. I tired to detect it by network manager but still it is not get output of the required command: toor@Linux:~$ sudo ...
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How do I setup my ubuntu on a WiFi network?

I need to set up Ubuntu for WiFi network. How do I do that? I cannot see the name of my network listed.
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Why is my fresh install of 12.04 running slow?

Hey guys I'm a new linux user, I figured it would be the best for the laptop I just purchased because it's said to be faster than Windows 7. I'm currently dual-booting with Windows 7 Professial and ...
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Fan always on HP Pavilion dv6-6195sp

After install Ubuntu 12.04 (fresh install) on my HP Pavilion dv6-6195sp the processor fan it´s always on... Can someone help ?
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How to enable Unity 3D on an Nvidia Quadro 1000M

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop, which has a Nvidia Quadro 1000M graphics card. At login, I chose the 3D version of Ubuntu, but somehow my laptop doesn't support this and switches to Unity 2D ...
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Drivers are not detected on my Dell Inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd generation)

I'm using Dell inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd generation), and tried to install Ubuntu 10.10, 11.10, 12.04, 12.04.1 but each and every time, it doesn't support any of my driver such as network card, wireless ...
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Installing ubuntu on a new computer?

Can I install ubuntu on a brand new computer with all new parts including hard drive? Or must i have Windows or Mac OS installed first before installing ubuntu?
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Where is the graphics card driver fot NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M on ubuntu 10.10?

The graphics card of my notebook is NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. I installed ubuntu 10.10. I installed NVIDIA-Linus-x86_64-295.33.run, but it seems not support NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. Which driver should I ...
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How Do I install Ubuntu minimal few require components ?

I'm new to the world of Linux & don't know all the fancy words. I was using Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop HP Envy 4 1046TX and had issues like battery draining out fast, excessive heating, Undue CPU ...
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Does Ubuntu Install Your PC Drivers Automatically?

Does Ubuntu install your PC drivers automatically? And does it need to be updated like Windows Update?

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